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Powerball Jackpot Reaches $279 Million For Tonight

Can New Jersey have two Powerball jackspot winners in a row?

Shop Rite in Ewing displays Saturday's Powerball jackpot amount
Shop Rite in Ewing displays Saturday’s Powerball jackpot amount (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)

The jackpot for tonight’s Powerball game has an annuity value of $279 million for Saturday’s drawing.

The numbers drawn Saturday night are: 6, 13, 19, 23 and 43 with a powerball number of 16.

There has been no Powerball winner since March 23 when a ticket worth $338 million was sold in Passaic to Pedro Quezada,

It’s also the third time in 2013 the jackpot has topped $200million.

The jackpot, which has a cash value of $175.8 million, could grow depending on the number of players for the next drawing.

Tonight’s winning numbers will be drawn at 11 p.m. tonight and can be watched on both WABC TV (Channel 7)  and WPVI TV (Channel 6).

Your odds of winning are the $270 million jackpot with a cash value of $175.8 million 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, New York and Delaware.

The largest Powerball jackpot ever offered was last March’s Mega Millions $656 million which was won by 3 ticket holders.







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