Update: For the Wednesday, February 22nd drawing, one winning ticket sold for $435M Powerball jackpot in Lafayette, Indiana. The winning numbers were 10-13-28-52-61 and Powerball 2. The jackpot drops back to $40 million for the drawing Saturday night.
Powerball has been on a rolling streak again. The jackpot is currently estimated at $403 Million for the next drawing on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is estimated to be $243.9 million — the 12th-largest lottery prize in US history. The last Powerball jackpot to be won was last year on Nov 26, 2016, which also happened to be a $403 million jackpot. There have been 24 drawings with no jackpot winner since then.
The Winning Powerball Numbers
No one matched the six numbers drawn Saturday night, but the latest Powerball winning numbers were 3-7-9-31-33, and the Powerball, 20. If no one wins again, the jackpot will climb even more rapidly. It may even beat the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot from January 2016 that is the current Powerball (and all lottery) record.
Playing the Powerball Game Smarter
Powerball is not easy to win with odds of over one in 292 million, but the saying holds true that you can’t win unless you have a ticket! A jackpot near half a billion is worth spending a couple of bucks at least, but skip the Quick Picks. You can use Smart Luck strategy and wheeling to improve your odds of winning a Powerball prize. Try out our FREE how to win Powerball tips here. We even have several FREE wheels that can help you trap a better prize within your numbers.
Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26) Tickets cost $2 each.