Biloxi man cashes in $50,000 ticket in Powerball play

A Biloxi man claimed a $50,000 prize from Saturday’s Powerball drawing.

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation said the man, who declined to be identified, has played the same numbers since the 1980s. He bought the winning ticket from Polks Crossgates Discount on Popps Ferry Road in Biloxi, matching four of the five white balls and the Powerball.

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is up to an estimated $30 million, with a cash value of $15.3 million.

Tonight’s MegaMillions jackpot is up to an estimated $259 million with a cash value of $131.4 million. Tonight’s Mississippi Match 5 jackpot is worth $474,000.

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