$2 Million Powerball Winner in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) On Saturday a ticket purchased in Knoxville won $2 million dollars by matching all five white numbers drawn just one number shy of the jackpot.

The base prize for matching the five white numbers drawn is $1 million. But because the player added the Power Play for an extra $1, the prize is $2 million.

The winning numbers numbers from Saturday are 16 54 57 62 69 and Powerball 23

Mega Millions has shattered all lottery records, now standing at $1.6 billion, while Powerball has grown to $620 million.

No information about the Knoxville winner is available until the prize is claimed.