PowerBall drawing Wednesday night offers $448 million jackpot

Marco Green
March 14, 2019

A jackpot victor will match numbers on all five white balls and the Powerball.

Florida Lottery's Powerball jackpot has climbed to almost half a billion dollars.

That means the drawing on Saturday, Mar. 16 will be worth $495 million with a cash option of $300.2 million.

· The player in Florida also played the Power Play option which increased their winnings to $2 million.

· In Michigan, one ticket sold won $50,000. Two of those tickets were sold in NY and are worth $1 million each.

Players must select 5 numbers from 1-69 and one Powerball number between 1-26 to play. Now, he's going to chill out. He chose the cash option worth $180,227,550 and received $114,091,248 after taxes were deducted.

The Wednesday, March 13th jackpot is now up to an estimated $448 million.

Drawings will be held every Wednesday and Saturday night at 11 ET until someone wins the jackpot.

Illinois residents at least 18 years old can purchase Powerball tickets in person or by using the Illinois Lottery app. The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1 in 292,201,338.

Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

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