The Powerball jackpot is not slowing down.
For Wednesday, May 5, the Powerball estimated jackpot sits at $142 million with a $97.9 million cash value.
Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, May 5
Powerball drawings occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Check back here for this evening’s winning numbers.
Winning numbers: 16 – 23 – 28 – 40 – 63 Powerball: 1
$150k Pittsburgh Powerball ticket
If you bought a Powerball ticket at a Giant Eagle store in Pittsburgh, check your tickets! The winning numbers from the last Powerball drawing on Saturday, May 1 were 35 – 36 – 47 – 61 – 63 with a red Powerball of 3. Additionally, the Power Play multiplier drawn was 3X.
The Pennsylvania Lottery announced that the Giant Eagle on Brighton Road in Pittsburgh sold the winner, earning a $500 bonus. In particular, the ticket matched four of the five white balls and the red Powerball. Typically, a third-place winner is worth $50,000. However, the winner tacked on the additional $1 Power Play option, boosting the prize to $150,000.
The identity of the winner remains unknown until claiming the prize. In Pennsylvania, winners have one year to claim lottery prizes.
The PA online lottery
Definitely, there is another way to buy lottery tickets. The PA online lottery sells draw lottery tickets plus play other fun games as well from the comfort of your home or on-the-go with your mobile device. Other advantages include: welcome and reload bonuses, plus most winners get paid automatically to your player account.
Finally, there are other states that sell online lottery tickets as well:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
Best of luck to you! Please play responsibly.