Powerball Winning Numbers Feb. 17; Former $188 Million NC Jackpot Winner Sued

Posted on February 17, 2021 - Last Updated on February 19, 2021

Slow and steady, for now. For Wednesday, Feb. 17, the estimated Powerball jackpot is steadily growing to $66 million with a cash option of $48.3 million.

Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Feb. 17

Below, check the winning numbers for tonight’s drawing as soon as they are available. Remember, there are two Powerball drawings weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST.

Winning numbers: 1 – 15 – 21 – 32 – 46 Powerball: 1

Multiplier: 3X

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Online Powerball tickets

In Pennsylvania, you can buy Powerball tickets online. In fact, the PA online lottery offers a quick and convenient option to skip waiting in physical retailer lines. Online PA lottery players can easily use a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device.

Moreover, there is a welcome bonus and daily promotions. Finally, receive automatic notification for winning tickets.

Also, PA is not the only state that allows online lottery sales:

  • New York
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Virginia

Each state lottery benefits different program. Here in the Keystone State, the PA Lottery benefits older Pennsylvanians. Yet, just because you win a large jackpot does not mean you are free from issues.

Former Powerball jackpot winner sued by ex-fiancé

Out of North Carolina, WECT reports that a woman who won a $188 million jackpot in Feb. 2015 is being sued by her ex-fiancé. Overall, it appears that there are some sour feelings left as her Ex is currently incarcerated and seeking compensation.

Previously, Marie Holmes opted to take a lump sum payment and after taxes received about $88 million. At the time, Holmes was dating Lamar McDow. Although McDow was technically on parole at the time awaiting drug trafficking charges, Holmes apparently lavished him with expensive gifts and an automotive repair business.

Now, the lawsuit alleges that Holmes gave away McDow’s personal property, clothes and sold his businesses without his authorization. On top of the property claims, McDow is seeking punitive damages.

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