Lottery players everywhere want to know, did anyone win the Powerball jackpot Feb. 19, 2014? Wednesday's Powerball winning numbers were announced at 10:59 p.m., so check your tickets now, you could be the next multimillionaire! The Powerball results are 1, 17, 35, 49, 54, and the red Powerball number is 34, Chicago Tribune announced Wednesday, Feb. 19.
The estimated jackpot amount for the Feb. 19 drawing is $400 million annuity, or $227.8 million in cash, according to Boston.com on Wednesday. Unfortunately, both options are before state and federal taxes are deducted. Because Wednesday's Powerball numbers were drawn just minutes ago, it's still too early to predict a Powerball lottery winner.
BREAKING NEWS: There was one jackpot winner from California. Read the article Powerball winning numbers: California lottery winner hits $425M Powerball jackpot for more details.
The Wednesday, Feb. 19 drawing is the seventeenth in a long line of failures to hit the jackpot. The Powerball jackpot has rolled over 16 times since Missouri Powerball winner Kevin Carlson won $71.5 million on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2013. The Powerball jackpot has been growing exponentially until it reached tonight's amount of $400 million.
The 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.
Disclaimer: Every effort is made to ensure the Powerball winning numbers are correct, however mistakes can happen. Please be sure to check the powerball.com website for total accuracy.
Sources: Powerball.com; Boston; Chicago Tribune
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