The Powerball jackpot is showing no signs of slowing down.
For Wednesday, March 24, the estimated jackpot is $220 million. Alternatively, the lucky potential winner can choose a $147.8 million cash value payout.
Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, March 24
Each week, the Powerball holds drawings on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Get tonight’s winning numbers below when they are available after the drawing.
Winning numbers: 4 – 9 – 17 – 27 – 38 Powerball: 18
Three Match 5 winners emerge as millionaires
The last Powerball drawing had three Match 5 winners. As a reminder, the winning numbers for Saturday, March 20 were 1 – 6 – 22 – 42 – 61 with a red Powerball of 4. Also the $1 Power Play multiplier was 3X.
Winners from Florida and Illinois matched all five white balls for the second-place prize of $1 million. However, the winner from Virginia matched all five white balls and added on the $1 optional Power Play multiplier boosting the prize to $2 million.
The winning ticket in VA was sold at a 7-Eleven located on 1125 Wilroy Road in Suffolk. The store receives a $10,000 bonus for selling the winner. According to the Virginia Lottery, the winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize.
Online lottery sales
For those of you looking to try something different, the PA online lottery offers an alternative to buying tickets from a traditional physical retailer. Try buying tonight’s tickets online without setting foot into a retailer.
Also, there are other states that sell online lottery tickets as well:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
No matter how you choose to buy lottery tickets, please play responsibly.