The Powerball jackpot is soaring again.
For Saturday, Nov. 21, the Powerball estimated jackpot is $192 million, which equates to a cash value of $149 million.
Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Nov. 21
Powerball drawings occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Winning numbers will appear below after tonight’s drawing.
Winning numbers: 51 – 54 – 57 – 60 – 69 Powerball: 11
Value of the annuity
So here’s the deal. If you are so lucky as to win the Powerball jackpot, you need to make a decision. In particular, you must decide whether you are going to collect your winnings as an annuity or lump sum. The lump-sum is the alternative lower cash value number posted above.
The annuity of this particular jackpot is $192 million. Thus, if you win the jackpot and select the annuity option, you would receive 30 graduated payments over a period of 29 years.
Each annual payment increases by 5% until the final payment. Overall, the annuity option helps winners save their newfound winnings by budgeting.
Get automatic notifications of lottery winnings online
For now in PA, if you purchase your lottery tickets online, you will be automatically notified if you have a winning ticket. Moreover, most winnings are automatically deposited into your player account through the PA online lottery: truly, no muss and no fuss.
Even if you aren’t in PA, you can purchase lottery tickets online in the following states:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
No matter how you choose to play the lottery, please play responsibly.