Elisabeth Jarshaw wins in Dec. 11 Powerball® Drawing
DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines woman won a $10,000 prize in the Dec. 11 Powerball® drawing.
Elisabeth Jarshaw claimed her prize Dec. 13 at the Iowa Lottery's headquarters in Des Moines. Jarshaw purchased her winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 7101 University Ave. in Windsor Heights.
The winning numbers in the $37.5 million Powerball jackpot drawing on Dec. 13 were 1-8-10-19-20 and Powerball 23. The Power Play® multiplier was 2. Jarshaw won a $10,000 prize by matching four of the first five numbers and the Powerball. Had she added the Power Play to her ticket, Jarshaw would have multiplied her $10,000 win by two to win a $20,000 prize.
Two tickets purchased for the Dec. 11 drawing matched all six numbers to win the jackpot. Those tickets were purchased in Illinois and Kentucky.
Players can increase their prizes with the Power Play (except the jackpot) up to five times. The cost is $1 per play. The Power Play number, 2 through 5, is chosen at the beginning of the drawing indicating the amount prizes (except the jackpot) will be multiplied if that number is drawn.
For players who choose the Power Play and match five white balls (regularly a $200,000 prize), the multiplier will always be 5, so those players would win an instant $1 million.