For the Saturday, Oct. 17, Powerball drawing, the estimated jackpot has jumped to $82 million, or a cash value of $64.2 million as a one-time payout.
Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Oct. 17
As a recap, Powerball drawings always occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Winning numbers for this drawing are posted below shortly afterward.
Winning numbers: 6 – 10 – 31 – 37 – 44 Powerball: 23
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Clinton County
For the Saturday, Oct. 10, drawing, a winning $1 million Powerball ticket was sold at a lottery retailer out of Clinton County. In detail, the $1 million ticket matched all five of the white balls, 5 – 18 – 23 – 40 – 50. However, the winner missed out on the red Powerball to win the whole jackpot.
Puff Discount Cigarette Store at 200 Bellefonte Ave. in Lock Haven gains a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Whoever the lucky ticket holder is, they must claim their prize within one year of the drawing date.
Can you legally buy online lottery tickets?
The answer is yes, in Pennsylvania and certain other states. In the Keystone State, the PA online lottery regulates the sale of legal online lottery tickets. Other states have lottery commissions too:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
Moreover, here in PA, there are welcome deposit bonuses, free play and other exciting promotions just for signing up.
Whether buying lottery tickets at a physical retailer or online, it is of utmost importance to play responsibly.