The Powerball Lottery for Saturday’s lottery drawing reaches an estimated $148 million with a cash option of $83.1 million.
The winning numbers were 18, 27, 49, 65 and 69. There was a Powerball 9, with a power play of 2X.
While none hit the $134.2 million jackpot on Wednesday nationwide, with seven second-prize tickets matching five numbers, the Powerball Lottery did not sell nationally.
Tickets sold in Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts and New York cost $1 million. A ticket purchased in Tennessee is valued at $2 million because it was purchased with the Power Play option for an additional $1.
A ticket purchased in California costs $2,595,142. California lottery prizes vary based on ticket sales and the number of winners. They are different from fixed second prizes given in other participating states.
In New Jersey, a third prize, $50,000 ticket, was purchased at ShopRite on Prospect Avenue in West Orange. It matches four numbers as well as a Powerball.
Wednesday’s winning numbers were: 7, 8, 19, 24 and 28. The Powerball draw was 1 with a power play of 2X.
Also, no one won the secondary, $10 million double play drawing on Wednesday. The winning numbers were: 7, 15, 21, 41 and 56. The double play ball drawn was 16.
The odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are 292,201,388 to 1. A player who buys a $2 ticket has a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers and win at least $1 million, while the odds are 913,129 to 1 of winning the third prize. At least $50,000.
Powerball Lottery is played on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in 45 states as well as Washington, DC, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The New Jersey Lottery offices in Lawrence are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If players choose to skip claims and personally validate winning tickets. Claims can be dropped in a secure drop box at Lottery Headquarters. This option is $599.50 . Applies to prizes worth more than
If a player wins a prize of $25,000 or more (or otherwise feels more comfortable submitting a claim in person), appointments can be made to meet with lottery representatives in person by calling 1-800-222-0996 Huh.