Thursday, February 20, 2014

Powerball Winning Numbers For February 19, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- Wednesday night's winning POWERBALL numbers for an estimated $425 million ($242 million cash value) are: 

01-17-35-49-54 and POWERBALL 34  Power Play 3

One winning ticket was sold in California.

On Wednesday, there was one winning POWERBALL ticket sold in California. There was a Power Play winner who matched 5 of 5 numbers from Texas for $2 million.  There were also winners from Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia who matched 5 of 5 numbers to win $1 million

The overall odds of winning the POWERBALL jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510.  The overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are approximately 1 in 31.8.

In addition to the large POWERBALL jackpot prize, players have the opportunity to win lower-tier prizes from $4 to $2 million by matching any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations.  There have been more than 739,000 Florida POWERBALL winners in this series of rollovers, winning more than $11.1 million in prizes.

POWERBALL jackpot prizes are paid in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment.  Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days after Wednesday’s draw to receive the cash option of $242 million. Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize.

Since POWERBALL launched in Florida in January 2009, Florida has had the most POWERBALL winners of any U.S. lottery, with more than 47 million winning tickets totaling more than $1.2 billion in prizes, including 131 prizes of $1 million or more.

Logo Image Credit:  Multi-State Lottery Association

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