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Powerball Numbers for 10/24/18: Live Results for $620 Million Jackpot Tonight

There’s a big Powerball jackpot on the line tonight, with $620 million waiting for a winner (the estimated cash payout is $354.3 million).

For those feeling lucky, we will have the live results from Wednesday night’s Powerball numbers for 10/24/18 listed results below:

Numbers: 3-21-45-53-56

Powerball: 22

Power Play: 2

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday evening (tonight) increased after another drawing earlier this week with no overall winner. Tickets cost $2. The last big Powerball payout was $245 million, won on August 11, 2018.

The Powerball lottery jackpot is one of America’s two big multi-state games and is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, with drawings held at 10:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday and Saturday nights.

The largest Powerball jackpots ever are as follows:

$1.586 billion on Jan. 13, 2016

$758.7 million on Aug. 23, 2017

$590.5 million on May 18, 2013

$587.5 million on Nov. 28, 2012

$564.1 million on Feb. 11, 2015

$559.7 million on Jan. 6, 2018

$487.0 million on July 30, 2016

$456 million on March 17, 2018

$448.4 million on Aug. 7, 2013

$447.8 million on June 10, 2017

$435.3 million on Feb. 22, 2017

Meanwhile, America’s other big lottery game, Mega Millions, finally had a reported winner from the state of South Carolina. The ticket was reportedly purchased at KC Mart, a local convenience store near Simpsonville, South Carolina, which will receive $50,000 for selling the ticket, according to CNN.

Here are the results from Friday’s Mega Millions drawing:

Tuesday night’s winning numbers (10/23/18): 5-28-62-65-70

Here’s how you can watch the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, October 24, 2018, which is projected at $620 million (cash option $354.3 million),

Powerball Winning Numbers For 10/23/2019 Drawing: $120M Jackpot

Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the jackpot drawing on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.

By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Oct 23, 2019 6:30 p m ET | Updated Oct 23, 2019 11:02 p m ET

The Powerball jackpot stands at $120 million for the person holding the winning ticket on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing will be $82.6 million.

The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.

In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.

The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Oct. 23, are: 05, 12, 50, 61, 69 and the Powerball of 23.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.

A player in South Carolina claimed the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Oct. 23, 2018, game officials said; the winner chose not to be identified.

To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.

You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to the officials with the lottery. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.

Powerball tickets cost $2 each. Find locations where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.

These are the five largest Powerball jackpots in the game’s history:

  • $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
  • $768.4 million, March 27, 2019
  • $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
  • $688 million, Oct. 27, 2018
  • $590.5 million, May 18, 2013

Winners can choose to either have the full jackpot amount paid out in 30 installments over 29 years, or winners can take one lump sum payment that is smaller than the actual total.

Powerball Winning Numbers For 10/23/2019 Drawing: $120M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the jackpot drawing on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.