Although the Powerball jackpot just hit two previous drawings ago, interest and sales remain high.
For Saturday, April 3, the Powerball estimated jackpot is $32 million or a $21.8 million cash value.
Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, April 3
Powerball holds drawings twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Winning numbers are posted below when available.
Winning numbers: 1 – 12 – 17 – 39 – 53 Powerball: 5
CA Match 5 April Fool’s winner
One lucky ticket for the last drawing sold in California managed to celebrate a happy April Fool’s Day indeed. As a reminder, the winning numbers from the last drawing were 3 – 10 – 44 – 55 – 68 with a Powerball of 24.
The winning ticket sold at Circle K located on Temecula Parkway in Temecula, CA. The winning retailer received a $13,824 bonus. More importantly, typically a Match 5 ticket that misses the Powerball is worth $1 million. However, in California, prizes are based on a pari-mutuel basis. Therefore, this Match 5 ticket won $2,656,980.
Online lottery play
Did you know that you can purchase lottery tickets online? Here in Pennsylvania, the PA online lottery offers online tickets to the major draw games and other exciting games as well.
For those of you not located in PA, there are other states that offer online lottery sales too:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
A happy holiday weekend to you and please play responsibly.