The Powerball jackpot is making a steady climb, again.
For Wednesday, April 28, the Powerball estimated jackpot sits at $116 million, with a cash value of $80.6 million.
Across the country, no one won any second-place prizes.
Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, April 28
The Powerball has drawings on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. This evening’s numbers are available below shortly after the drawing.
Winning numbers: 16 – 18 – 35 – 39 – 53 Powerball: 21
$150k PA Lottery Powerball winner
While no one won second place in the last Powerball drawing, there was one big winner in Pennsylvania. This particular winner matched four of the five white balls drawn plus the red Powerball. As a reminder, the winning numbers were 22 – 36 – 48 – 59 – 61 with a red Powerball of 22.
Normally, a third-place prize in Powerball is worth $50,000. However, this ticket tacked on the optional $1 Power Play option. Moreover, the multiplier drawn was three, boosting the prize to $150,000.
Al’s Market located at 24 Braddock Ave. in Braddock sold the winner and earns a $500 bonus. Remember that in Pennsylvania, you have one year from the date of the drawing to claim any prizes. Make sure to sign the back of the winning ticket and keep it secure. Then, contact the nearest PA Lottery office.
Lottery tickets online
Just for the last Powerball drawing, the PA Lottery reports that more than 22,600 tickets sold were winners of some amount. Of those, more than 6,700 tickets added on the $1 Power Play to boost the winnings.
Also, in Pennsylvania, you can buy Powerball tickets online directly through the PA online lottery. Receive a welcome bonus and ongoing promotions plus new lottery games are unveiled constantly.
Finally, there are other states where Powerball tickets are available online:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
Remember to please play responsibly.