A single ticket sold in Baton Rouge, LA won the $85.7 million Powerball jackpot in the July 31, 2010 drawing. The ticket, purchased at a Circle K convenience store, matched all five numbers and the Powerball to win the game's top prize. Winning numbers were 1, 16, 17, 41, and 57; the Powerball was 15 and the Power Play was 3. The jackpot starts again at $20 million for the next draw on Aug. 4, 2010.
Meanwhile, a Hollywood, FL woman has claimed the $73.8 million Powerball jackpot from the July 10, 2010 drawing. Elizabeth Choras-Hanna, an unemployed medical assistant, took the cash option and will receive a one-time payment of $38,929,055. Choras-Hanna plans to share the money with her twin sister, Alexandra, and Alexandra's husband.