How would you like to be $60 million richer with just a $2 investment? The March 1, 2014 Powerball winning numbers are worth a whopping $60 million annuity, or $33.9 million cash value, reported The Latino Post on Saturday, March 1. Feeling lucky? The New York Lottery says, "Hey, You Never Know!"
If no one wins the March 1 Powerball jackpot, the next grand prize will most likely reach $70 million or more. What's the probability of winning Saturday's 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.
BREAKING NEWS: The Powerball winning numbers for March 1, 2014 are 3, 8, 25, 30, 47, and the red Powerball number is 13.
Meanwhile, Rhode Island Lottery officials on Thursday, Feb. 27, reported another $10,000 winning Powerball ticket was sold in the last drawing.
"This is the sixth $10,000 Powerball ticket sold in Rhode Island in just seven days. The lucky Powerball ticket was sold at Total Market, 970 Willett Ave., in Riverside," said Rhode Island Lottery officials.
The Rhode Island Powerball winner matched four out of five white Powerball winning numbers (11, 12, 17, 39, 40), missing only the red Powerball number (2) for the third-tier prize. The Rhode Island lottery winner missed the $50 million Powerball jackpot by just one number!
What Time is the Powerball Drawing?
According to Florida Lottery officials, the next Powerball drawing is scheduled for March 1, 2014 at 10:59 p.m. EST. 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.
Latest Mega Millions Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for February 28, 2014, are 3, 31, 50, 58, 59, the Mega Ball number is 6, and the Megaplier number is X 4. There were no Mega Millions jackpot winners for this drawing. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers results Feb. 28: Georgia lottery winner scores $1M for more information. The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for March 4 for an estimated $240 million annuity, or $133 million cash value. Don't miss it!
Sources: Powerball; Rhode Island Lottery; The Latino Post
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