HOOSIER — Winners of the Indiana lottery on Wednesday were more likely to win the national lottery jackpot than people who did not win, a national lottery website says.
The lottery’s website said more than half the people who won the state’s $1.2 billion jackpot were from Indiana.
The winning lottery ticket was $5,967, or $18.50.
Indiana’s winning ticket sold for $9,800, or about $19.60.
The winning ticket was worth $1,400 in other states.
Indiana has the highest winning jackpot per capita in the nation, but it is only the fifth state to win more than $1 million in a single state lottery jackpottion.
The winner of the Hoosiers winning ticket is not required to declare their winnings.