How lucky are you? Match all six Powerball winning numbers on March 8, 2014, and you could be joining the multimillionaire club alongside the last two California Powerball jackpot winners. If two California Lottery winners can do it, you can too! According to MLive.com on Saturday, March 8, Saturday's Powerball winning numbers are worth $50 million annuity, or $28.7 million in cold hard cash. How many Powerball tickets did you buy for tonight's drawing?
If no one matches all six Powerball numbers on Saturday, March 8, the estimated Powerball jackpot may reach $60 million or more by the time the next drawing rolls around on Wednesday, March 12.
BREAKING NEWS: The Powerball winning numbers for March 8, 2014 are 10, 14, 24, 32, 41, and the red Powerball number is 30.
Lottery Winner Finds Powerball Winning Numbers in Fortune Cookie
Do you ever play the lottery numbers inside your fortune cookies? New York lottery winner, Emma Duvoll, found $2 million hiding in her fortune cookie! Today Online.com on Saturday, March 8, reported that a 75-year-old woman won $2 million in a recent Powerball drawing after playing the numbers she found in her fortune cookie. Bronx resident Emma Duvoll, purchased her winning Powerball ticket at Hannaford Pharmacy after after eating at Sammy’s Noodle Shop & Grill, a Chinese restaurant in Greenwich Village.
Duvoll won $2 million after matching five out of six white Powerball winning numbers, but not the red Powerball number for the Feb. 1 drawing. She also purchased the Power Play option which doubled her prize winnings from $1 million to $2 million.
What Time is the Powerball Drawing?
The March 8, 2014 Powerball drawing is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. EST. Saturday's estimated jackpot is $40 million annuity, or $22.4 million as a one time cash lump sum payment. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings. 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 Powerball jackpot Sept. 21? 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 Mega Millions Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for March 7, 2014, were 11, 13, 51, 57, 69, the Mega Ball number was 1, and the Megaplier number was X 4. There were no jackpot winners for this drawing. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers skyrockets to $270M March 7: Any jackpot winners? for more information. The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for March 11, 2014, at 11 p.m. EDT. Tuesday's estimated jackpot is $309 million annuity, or $169.5 million cash value. Don't miss it!
Sources: Powerball; MLive.com; Today Online
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