The most recent Powerball drawing on Wednesday night time was value $262 million with a $155.5 million money possibility. Did anybody win the multi-million greenback jackpot?
The successful numbers have been introduced on Wednesday night time at 11 p.m. EST. The numbers have been 15-29-31-37-43, Powerball 16, and PowerPlay 2X, in keeping with the Powerball website. Sadly, nobody received the $262 million jackpot.
Though nobody was in a position to declare the big jackpot, the subsequent drawing can be value $281 million with a money possibility of $166.eight million, in keeping with the lottery web site. The subsequent drawing can be on Saturday, December 22 at 11 p.m. EST, the Powerball web site states.
Powerball is the biggest lottery video games within the U.S. The lottery is performed in 44 states throughout the nation, together with the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, in keeping with the Powerball web site. The drawings for the lottery recreation are held at 10:59 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday night time. Those that really feel fortunate and wish to buy a lottery ticket can purchase a ticket till 10:45 EST the day of the drawing.
One of many previous couple of individuals to say a Powerball jackpot was a gospel musician from Baltimore, Maryland. Andre Jones, 29, told lottery officers that he bought his first Powerball ticket on October 19 on the Royal Farms #166 at 1700 Sansbury Street in Higher Marlboro, Baltimore.
A buyer holds a handful of Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquors on January 13, 2016, in San Lorenzo, California. Wednesday night time’s Powerball jackpot is value $262 million with a money possibility of $155.5 million. Justin Sullivan/Getty Photos
“I put my hand in my pocket and felt a chunk of paper,” Jones informed lottery officers. “I pulled it out and it was a $20 invoice. I figured, ‘I’m not lacking this’ and noticed a machine and determined to purchase $10 value of Mega Hundreds of thousands tickets. Then, I figured I’d purchase $10 value of Powerball tickets, too.”
Jones awoke the next morning to search out that he had received $50,000 from the October 19 drawing. The 29-year-old musician matched 4 out of the 5 common white balls and a Powerball. He informed lottery officers he didn’t consider it at first and downloaded the Maryland Lottery App to scan his ticket to double examine.
“It stated, ‘Congratulations, you’ve received $50,000!’ ” Jones stated. “It was only a nice feeling, not simply the cash, however the entire expertise.”
Jones claimed his prize on December 7, and stated he plans on utilizing his winnings to purchase a home, pay some payments, and perhaps buy some new devices.
The most important Powerball prize in New York Metropolis was claimed on October from a person in Queens, New York and a girl from Redfield, Iowa. The 2 cut up the $687.eight million jackpot in October and walked away with $343.9 million every.