What is the Powerball drawing time for the Sept. 18, 2013 drawing for the $400 million Powerball jackpot? Many ticket holders are waiting anxiously for the winning numbers to be announced and ticket lines are long as people once again dream of hitting it big.
UPDATE: Wednesday night's winning numbers are: 07-10-22-32-35 and the Powerball is 19.
You may be the next lottery mega-millionaire if you match all five numbers and the Powerball on Wednesday night. If you haven't purchased a ticket yet, you need to buy one at least 59 minutes before the 11 p.m. drawing.
Local times for purchasing a ticket vary and lines will be long at many lottery retailers, so allow yourself plenty of time to get a ticket.
You can play Powerball at convenience stores, liquor stores, bars, some restaurants and supermarkets in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands.
How much does a Powerball ticket cost? You can buy a chance at millions for just $2 a ticket.
Pay an extra dollar for the PowerPlay feature and you will double your payout on the non-jackpot prizes. That means if you match five numbers but not the Powerball, you will win $2 million instead of $1 million.
How much will you get if you win? The jackpot is currently $400 million, so a single ticket winner will get the winner would have the choice of receiving the full jackpot paid out over 29 years (30 payments) or a lump sum payment of approximately $223.6 million before taxes.