Powerball Winning Numbers

Next Draw
21 February 2024
Jackpot Price
$348,000,000
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POWERBALL RESULTS

 
19 February 2024
4 23 45 50 53 17
17 February 2024
6 28 59 62 69 21
14 February 2024
1 4 45 47 67 18
12 February 2024
17 36 43 53 67 14
10 February 2024
27 28 34 37 44 8
07 February 2024
12 21 62 67 69 17
05 February 2024
1 2 27 30 67 9
03 February 2024
9 11 27 59 66 19
31 January 2024
15 18 19 41 43 14
29 January 2024
39 41 43 49 64 4

About Powerball Lottery

The Powerball is a multi-state lottery game that is played in 45 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is managed by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), making it one of the most extensive lottery games in the country.

The Powerball has captured the imagination of millions of hopeful players across the United States. As one of the most popular lottery games, the Powerball offers an opportunity for life-changing fortunes through its enormous jackpots. With a plethora of complexity and variations, the Powerball has become a household name and a symbol of dreams coming true.

In fact, some lucky lottery players have won Powerball and scored big.

1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 8, 2022 (one ticket, from California)

2. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)

3. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

4. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

5. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)

6. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)

7. $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug. 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

8. $731.1 million, Powerball, Jan. 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)

9. $699.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 4, 2021 (one ticket, from California)

10. $687.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)

Powerball Objectives  

The primary objective of playing Powerball is to match the winning numbers to claim the grand prize, commonly known as the jackpot. The jackpot starts at $20 million and grows with each drawing where there is no jackpot winner. The accumulated prize can reach astronomical figures in the millions and even billions, often enticing millions of players to test their luck.

Power Play and Multiplier

To add an extra layer of excitement, Powerball offers a "Power Play" option. By opting for the Power Play feature, players can increase their non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times. This multiplier applies to all winnings except the grand prize. It means even if a player doesn't win the jackpot, they can still significantly boost their winnings through the Power Play.

Annuity and Cash Value

Upon hitting the jackpot, lottery winners face a critical decision: whether to choose the annuity or the cash value option. The annuity offers the full jackpot amount spread out over 30 years in annual payments. On the other hand, the cash value provides an immediate lump sum that is substantially less than the full jackpot but offers the gratification of immediate wealth.

Powerball Drawing and Next Drawing

The Powerball drawings are held twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday nights. During the drawing, five white balls are randomly selected from a pool of 69 balls, and one red "Powerball" is drawn from a separate pool of 26 balls. To win the grand prize, players must match all five white balls and the red Powerball.

Estimated Jackpot and Prize Amounts

Before each drawing, the estimated jackpot is announced based on ticket sales. As players rush to get their hands on Powerball tickets, the jackpot can skyrocket from the initial estimate. Additionally, there are various prize amounts for matching different combinations of numbers, ranging from a few dollars to life-changing sums.

Non-Jackpot Prizes and Match 5

While everyone dreams of winning the grand prize, Powerball offers numerous non-jackpot prizes for matching various combinations of numbers. The "Match 5" prize is particularly noteworthy, as players who correctly match all five white balls (but not the red Powerball) can still win substantial amounts.

What are the payouts for the Powerball?

Match

Prize

Odds

5 + PB

Jackpot

1 in 292,201,338.00

5 Numbers

1 million

1 in 11,668,053.52

4 + PB

$50,000

1 in 913,129.18

4

$100

1 in 36.525.17

3+ PB

$100

1 in 14,494.11

3

$7

1 in 579.06

2+ PB

$7

1 in 701.33

1+ PB

$4

1 in 91.98

PB

$4

1 in 38.32

 

Powerball Tickets and Play Options

Getting a Powerball ticket is as easy as visiting a licensed lottery retailer. Players can choose to manually select their numbers using a playslip or opt for a "Quick Pick," where the system randomly generates numbers on their behalf. Additionally, players can use the "Multi-Draw" option to participate in consecutive draws with a single ticket.

Participation and Jackpot Winners

Powerball has made numerous people instant millionaires. There have been many heartwarming stories of individuals and groups who beat the odds and claimed the grand prize, transforming their lives forever. These jackpot winners are often celebrated across the nation and become a beacon of hope for others chasing their dreams.

Mega Millions

Powerball's counterpart, Mega Millions, is another popular lottery game in the United States. Both games regularly offer staggering jackpots, and their combined popularity has fueled a fervor of lottery ticket purchases across the country.

 As the excitement of the next Powerball drawing builds, millions of Americans eagerly wait for their shot at winning the life-changing jackpot. With its complexity, variations, and countless stories of winners, the Powerball continues to captivate the nation and inspire countless dreams. However, it is essential to remember that playing responsibly is crucial, and seeking help for gambling problems is always available for those in need.

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