For Wednesday, Oct. 28, the Powerball estimated jackpot has ballooned to $116 million. Moreover, the estimated cash value is $89.5 million for anyone lucky enough to match all six numbers.
Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Oct. 28
There are two Powerball drawings during each week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Make sure to check back for winning numbers after the drawing.
Winning numbers: 11 – 28 – 37 – 40 – 53 Powerball: 13
Here are some frequently asked questions about Powerball tickets and drawings.
- What is the cutoff, and how late can you purchase tickets before drawings?
Cutoff times vary from one to two hours before the drawing.
- Do you need to be a U.S. citizen or resident to purchase Powerball tickets?
No. However, you need to meet the minimum age requirement and purchase your draw tickets through an authorized selling jurisdiction.
How to purchase your draw lottery tickets online
The other most frequently asked question is “Can I purchase Powerball tickets online?” The answer is yes, depending on the state you’re in. Pennsylvania offers lottery ticket sales online through the PA online lottery.
Other states offer online lottery sales too:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
Keep in mind that you cannot purchase Powerball tickets by mail, and do not violate any of an individual state lottery’s rules. In fact, even if you win prize money, lotteries may deny your payout if you purchased your tickets anywhere else.