How would you like to be $317 million richer tonight with just a $2 investment? The Sept. 14, 2013 Powerball winning numbers are worth a mind-blowing $317 million, and it could be all yours for the taking! "The Powerball numbers have rolled 10 times since Aug. 10 without a single winner being announced. A total cash reward for $317 million would come to at least $176 million," according to The Christian Post.com News on Friday, Sept. 13.
UPDATE: The Powerball winning numbers for September 14, 2013, are 1, 17, 25, 37, 44, and the red Powerball number is 20.
Meanwhile, New Jersey Lottery officials announced on Thursday, Sept. 12 announced that three $10,000 winning tickets were sold for the last drawing. Two lucky ticket were purchased in Essex County: one at Jacks Store, 53 No. Fullerton Ave., Montclair; the other at News Plus, 348 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell. The third $10,000 winning ticket was sold in Monmouth County at Tinton Falls Deli, 1191 Sycamore Ave., Tinton Falls, New Jersey.
"Congratulations to these fortunate lottery players who purchased the winning tickets and to the retailers that sold them. For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become three more of the Lottery’s ‘lucky locations’ overnight."
What Time is the Powerball Drawing?
According to the Florida Lottery, the next Powerball drawing is scheduled for September 14, 2013 at 10:59 p.m. EDT. Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 p.m. EDT 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.
If no one wins the grand prize on Saturday, Sept. 14, the Powerball jackpot may climb as high as $375 million by the time the next drawing rolls around. What's the probability of winning the 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.
The largest Powerball jackpot in lottery history was $590.5 million annuity (cash option of $370.8 million). It was won by one Florida lottery winner on May 18, 2013. See the article Florida Powerball lottery winner Gloria MacKenzie claims massive $590M jackpot for more details.
Latest Mega Millions Winning Numbers and Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for September 13, 2013, were 9, 22, 28, 48, 54, the Mega Ball number was 8, and the Megaplier was X 4. There were no Mega Millions jackpot winners for this drawing. The next Mega Millions jackpot drawing is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, and is worth an estimated $130 million.
Source: Powerball; The Christian Post; New Jersey Lottery
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