This morning we know there are two winning Powerball tickets out there and one was sold right here in Arizona. The Arizona Lottery announced that the winning ticket was sold in Fountain Hills, northeast of Phoenix.
The Arizona Lottery is held a press conference at 11 a.m. No information about the winner will be available at this time.
Lottery officials say winning tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri. A record $579 million awaits the owner of the winning ticket. This is the largest prize in Powerball history.
Tickets were selling like crazy last night, at a rate of 130 per minute. According to the Multi-State Lottery Association, sales in Arizona jumped 500 percent last week.
The winning Powerball numbers are 5 - 16 - 22 - 23 - 29 PB 6.
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