Tonight’s Powerball drawing is for $190 million! The drawing will happen at 10:59 pm Eastern. If you want to watch the drawing live online, please see this story. Here are the winning numbers for tonight, February 17:
29 – 27 – 7 – 40 – 17 and a Powerball of 25
If only one person wins, the “lump sum” will be worth $126.2 million, before taxes. No one won the jackpot on Saturday, so the pot is growing. In addition, no one walked away with a $2 million, but people in four states won the $1 million prize. There were 774,556 winners total, ranging up from $4.
How do you know if your numbers won? If you match all five white balls in any order and match the red Powerball number, then you’ll win the jackpot. But there are additional ways to win. If you matched some of the numbers and are wanting to know if you won, please read the article at this link.
There were three winners for the recent huge $1.5 billion jackpot, from California, Florida, and Tennessee. The Florida winners were just announced today and you can read all about them here. Two out of the three winners has come forward so far. How much longer do they have? To find out, please see this story.
The chances of winning are just a little better than 1 in 300 million. And yet three people defied those odds for the $1.5 billion jackpot and walked away winners.
To watch tonight’s drawing, please see the video below:
To learn more about the Powerball, please see these stories: