If Wednesday's lottery winner wants all cash, they'll have to settle for around $31.4 million. Both Powerball options are before taxes which could be a sizable amount after federal and state taxes are deducted.
The Feb. 13 Powerball drawing is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. EST. Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings, and is played in 42 States, Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands.
If no one matches all six Powerball winning numbers in the Wednesday, Feb. 13 drawing, the next Powerball jackpot may reach $60 million or more by the Saturday, Feb. 16 drawing.
BREAKING NEWS: The Powerball winning numbers results for February 13, 2013, are 12, 23, 25, 27, 43, and the red Powerball number is 29.
On Tuesday, Feb. 12, Maryland Lottery officials reported a 34-year-old Maryland Powerball winner from Middletown claimed a $1 million Powerball prize. The winning ticket was purchased at Fountaindale Service Center, 4304 Old National Pike in Middletown for the Feb. 9 drawing. According to Maryland Lottery, the retailer also made out on the deal by receiving a bonus of $2,500 for selling the winning ticket. The Maryland Powerball lottery winner matched five out of six Powerball winning numbers, but not the red Powerball number for the second-tier prize of $1 million.
In other lottery news, the Mega Millions winning numbers for Feb. 12, 2013, are 9, 22, 32, 38, 55, the Mega Ball number is 44, and the Megaplier number is X 3. No one won the jackpot Tuesday night.
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