The successful numbers in final night time’s Powerball lottery drawing had been 5, 9, 27, 39, and 42, and the Powerball was 16. The jackpot was an estimated $150 million with a money choice of $114.eight million, however did anybody win?
While no one gained the lottery jackpot final night time, two gamers, from Georgia and Oregon, gained $2 million every by matching 5 numbers whereas utilizing the Power Play, which final night time was x2. Another participant, from Colorado, matched 5 numbers and gained $1 million.
Ten gamers gained $50,000 every by matching 4 numbers and the Power Ball and three of those gamers doubled their prizes to $100,000 every utilizing the Power Play.
More than 900 gamers gained $100 every by matching both 4 numbers or three numbers and the Power Play, and greater than 200 of those gamers doubled their prizes to $200 utilizing the Power Play.
More than 300,000 gamers gained smaller prizes starting from $four to $7, however greater than 80,000 of those gamers doubled their prizes to $eight and $14 utilizing the Power Play.
As no one gained the jackpot final night time, it has rolled over and is now value an estimated $160 million with a money choice of $122.four million. The subsequent Powerball drawing will happen at 11 p.m. ET on March 28.
Ticket gross sales for the Powerball drawing will reduce off one to 2 hours earlier than the draw, however deadlines differ by jurisdiction. As some lottery retailers could also be affected by up to date retailer hours or closures, test along with your native retailer earlier than heading out to buy tickets.
Additionally, as some states applied shelter in place orders, residents could solely be allowed to go away their houses for important causes, comparable to grocery purchasing or amassing medicine.
Alternatively, some lottery jurisdictions promote Powerball lottery tickets on-line, so test along with your state’s lottery web site to seek out out.
The subsequent time any individual does win the jackpot, Powerball will make a change to the beginning jackpot quantity and the jackpot roll will increase. Following the following win, the Powerball jackpot will reset to $20 million as a substitute of $40 million, with minimal roll will increase of $2 million as a substitute of $5 million, between drawings.
“Powerball players in many U.S. lottery jurisdictions are under shelter-in-place orders or recommendations from their governors or mayors, which have affected normal consumer behaviors,” mentioned Gregory Mineo, Powerball Product Group Chairman and Maine Lottery Director, in a press release. “Just like other enterprises around the world that are making adjustments, we are making proactive changes to continue to offer the world’s premier lottery product.”
Mineo added, “We would like to offer support to our loyal players during this unprecedented time. We are committed to being America’s favorite jackpot game.”