There is simply no shortage of big jackpots these days. Not one to be overlooked by the Mega Millions, the Powerball drawing also boasts a large money pool.
For Wednesday, May 19, the estimated jackpot sits at $201 million with a $137.4 million cash value.
Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, May 19
There are two Powerball drawings that occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Check back for this evening’s winning numbers.
Winning numbers: 11 – 13 – 55 – 56 – 69 Powerball: 4
Note: The Powerball drawing is delayed due to technical difficulties. Winning numbers will be updated when official results are released.
Match 5 winner sold in IN
As a recap of the last Powerball drawing on Wednesday, May 12, the winning numbers drawn were 1 – 19 – 20 – 38 – 54 with a red Powerball of 17. The Hoosier Lottery announced that a second-place winner was sold that matched all five white balls.
In detail, Richland General Store located on 3838 N. SR 161 in Richland sold the winner. Moreover, the Hoosier Lottery wants to remind winners to keep the ticket secure and sign the back. Then, the winner should contact the Hoosier Lottery for specific claim instructions. Obviously, the best advice if you were to win a big amount is to consult with a financial advisor.
Overall your odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338. However, odds to win $1 million are more favorable at 1 in 11,688,054. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of having any winning ticket.
Powerball tickets online
However, in Pennsylvania, you do not have to worry about signing the back of your ticket and keeping it secure. You can purchase tickets through the PA online lottery. In fact, online tickets remove the headache of keeping a ticket secure in your possession. Online PA Lottery players typically get automatic notifications of winning prizes plus, most winnings are paid out automatically.
Yet, there are other states that also offer online Powerball tickets, including:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
As a reminder lottery games are for your entertainment only, please play responsibly.