Lottery winner wannabes have been wondering all week if anyone will pick the six Powerball winning numbers today. The Feb. 1, 2014 Powerball jackpot is worth a life-changing $194 million annuity, or $110.7 million cash value, according to MLive.com on Saturday, Feb. 1. What would you do with the $194 million jackpot if you won? With that much money, the sky's the limit!
Saturday's drawing is the eleventh since the last Powerball jackpot was won by Missouri Powerball lottery winner Kevin Carlson on Christmas Day. That jackpot was a whopping $71.5 million. The Powerball jackpot has been growing exponentially ever since. If no one matches all six Powerball numbers on Feb. 1 and wins the Powerball grand prize, the next jackpot could possibly reach $225 million or more by the Feb. 5 drawing!
BREAKING NEWS: The Powerball winning numbers for February 1, 2014 are 5, 12, 15, 27, 38, and the red Power Ball number is 7.
Meanwhile, New Jersey Lottery officials announced on Thursday, Jan. 30, that Victor Rodriquez claimed an enormous $1 million Powerball prize. He told lottery officials that he always played the numbers that represented his nearest and dearest family members. He played dates of birth for his father, mother, brothers, niece and himself.
His love of family and the faith that one day it would bring rewards be came a reality, when his Powerball winning ticket correctly matched the five out of six white Powerball winning numbers, missing the only the red Powerball number in the Jan. 15 drawing. The New Jersey Powerball winner purchased his lucky Powerball winning numbers at Market Street Shell, 10 18th Ave., Paterson in Passaic County.
Latest Mega Millions Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for Jan. 31, were 3, 9, 13, 47, 52, the Mega Ball number was 8, and the Megaplier was X 4. There were no jackpot winners for this drawing. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers $84M Jan. 31: Jackpot lottery winners will be rich for more details.
What Time is the Powerball Drawing?
Florida Lottery officials claim the next Powerball drawing on Feb. 1, 2014, is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. EST. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 p.m. EST in Florida. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each, and another $1 for the Power Play option which could instantly multiply your prize winnings.
What's the probability of winning the Feb. 1 Powerball jackpot? Lottery officials say the overall odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510, meaning you are 251 times more likely to be hit by lightning! The odds of winning any prize is 1 in 31.85.
Latest Powerball Winning Numbers and Winners
The most recent Powerball winning numbers for Jan. 29, were 11, 23, 28, 32, 47, and the red Power Ball number is 20. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Wednesday night. Read the article Powerball winning numbers $171M Jan. 29: Powerball lottery winners hit it rich for more information.
Sources: Powerball.com; New Jersey Lottery
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