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Powerball Winning Numbers For 6/19/2019 Drawing: $92M Jackpot

Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the jackpot drawing on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Jun 19, 2019 6:30 p m ET | Updated Jun 19, 2019 11:01 p m ET

The Powerball jackpot continues to inch upward, sitting at $92 million for the winning ticket on Wednesday, June 19. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing will be $59.9 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 halt at least one hour before the drawing, but a state is allowed to end 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, June 19, are: 04, 18, 21, 26, 38 and the Powerball of 01.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was shared 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 huge.

You have a better chance of hitting 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 apiece. 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 6/19/2019 Drawing: $92M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the jackpot drawing on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

Powerball Results, Numbers for 06/19/19: Did Anyone Win the $93.6 Million Jackpot on Wednesday (Last) Night?

The Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night stood at $93.6 million. But did anyone take home the big prize?

According to the Powerball website, the winning numbers for June 19 were 04-18-21-26-38. The Power Ball was 1 with a Power Play of X3. However, there were no winners of the jackpot or Match 5 this time out. Four people matched four numbers and the Power Ball, taking home $150,000 each.

The last jackpot was won on June 1, when 66-year-old Charles W. Jackson Jr. from North Carolina claimed a jackpot of $344.6 million by matching all six numbers. He is now the largest jackpot winner in the state’s history.

The jackpot winner told a press conference that he picked his Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie that his granddaughter got at a Vietnamese restaurant, according to WRAL. However, he didn’t realize that he had won the jackpot until he checked his ticket on Tuesday morning.

The jackpot now stands at $108 million with a cash option of $70.4 million. The next Powerball draw is on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

How do you play Powerball?

Powerball draws, which are broadcast live from the lottery studio in Tallahassee, Florida, take place on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m. ET, meaning there are just three days to go until the next one.

Powerball is one of the most widely played lottery games in the country. Tickets are sold in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to its website.

Powerball tickets cost $2 per play. In the game, players select five numbers from 1 to 69, in addition to one Powerball number from 1 to 26. Furthermore, players can multiply any non-jackpot prizes using the Power Play option for an additional $1 per go in certain circumstances.

According to Powerball, the odds of winning a prize are the same in every Powerball drawing. The website states that a player has 1 in 24.9 chance of winning a prize when the jackpot is $40 million, and that doesn’t change even if the jackpot is $1 billion.

It is also not based on the number of tickets sold; even if there are more tickets sold in a particular drawing, odds of winning a prize remain the same.

When it comes to PowerPlay, the website states that for an additional $1 per play, non-jackpot prizes can be multiplied 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X or 10X. The multiplier number is randomly chosen before each draw. The 10X multiplier is only in play when the advertised jackpot annuity is $150 million or less.

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