Powerball Jackpot On The Grow Again
The Powerball jackpot is on the grow again with $235 million on the line for Wednesday night’s drawing.
The multi-state lottery has not had a winner since June 22 when a jackpot with an annuity value of $131 million was won in Pennsylvania; the winner has yet to claim their prize.
Saturday night’s numbers were 9, 23, 40, 43, 58 with a powerball of 6. There was one winning Powerball ticket for $1million sold in New Jersey. 3 other tickets matching 5 numbers were sold in North Carolina, South Carolina and Kansas.
The cash value of Wednesday’s jackpot is $136.5 million. Wednesday’s annuity jackpot will be the It’s also the fifth time in 2013 the jackpot has topped $200million.
Powerball reached record levels in May when a single ticket worth $590 million was sold in Florida. In March a Passaic man won a $338 million Powerball jackpot.
A single Mega Millions ticket worth $19 million for Friday night’s drawing was sold at Dollar Subs in Kearny. The New Jersey Lottery says it is the fifth jackpot won in the state in 2013.
Your odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510 according to the Powerball website. There’s a 1 in 31.85 chance that a ticket holder could win something else including the smallest prize of $4.
The multi-state lottery is played in 42 states including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware.