They're urging everyone to check their tickets and come forward to start the prize collection process as soon as they can.
Lottery officials say when the victor realized he had a $1 million ticket, he checked the numbers at least nine times.
Since the Oregon Lottery began selling tickets on April 25, 1985, it has earned more than $11 billion for economic development, public education, state parks and watershed enhancements. Players should check every ticket, every time.
Pearne matched five numbers, only missing the Powerball, for the January 3 drawing. On Jan. 4, Ronald Ceci of Grants Pass won $2 million playing Powerball.
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In the 2016-17 fiscal year, in addition to awarding more than $92.2 million in prizes to winners in Luzerne County, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed more than $35.7 million to programs serving the county's older residents. "If I could have just matched both the Powerball number and the other numbers, well I would have been very lucky".
Wallace Zernicke of Wisconsin Rapids purchased a winning ticket that matched four out of five numbers, plus the Powerball, the lottery said Monday.
Purchasing the $1 Power Play option allows a victor to increase lower-tier prizes by a factor of 2, 3, 4 or 5, depending on the Power Play number drawn. The jackpot on January 3 was $460 million. It was sold with the $1 Power Play option, which boosted the prize to $250,000 instead of $50,000 because the multiplier drawn was five. It is $1 million without Power Play.
Players must be 18 or older.