The winning Powerball numbers are: 66, 52, 60, 24, 25, 05. The Powerball number is 5. "Now fourth-largest, this run is starting to feel similar to the frenzy that we saw last fall".
The estimated jackpot is $638.8 million. He chose the cash option worth $180,227,550 and received $114,091,248 after taxes were deducted. If there is no jackpot victor, the amount grows larger for the next drawing.
The Powerball drawing on Wednesday produced six second-prize winners across the country of either $1 million or $2 million. However, where the $1 million victor was sold was not available as of 8:40 a.m. That ticket was sold in New Jersey.
The next PowerBall and PowerBall Plus draws are on Tuesday.
To be entered to win the big Powerball prize, you need to enter by 7:00 p.m. The jackpot could increase if ticket sales outpace expectations.
Lerynne West, 51, of Redfield, Iowa, and Robert Bailey, of New York City, each won about $343.9 million. The cash option is about $30.2 million. After taxes Bailey, 67, walked away with a check for $125 million. That makes it the fourth largest Powerball in history and the seventh largest in USA lottery history, according to a news release from the Multi-State Lottery Association.
The Powerball jackpot was won eight times previous year, including once in New Jersey. Last is your shot at $4, which you could use to buy two more Powerball tickets if you wanted.