Thursday, 18 January, 2018

Check your tickets! Powerball jackpot numbers announced

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Jay Anderson | 31 December, 2017, 06:48

The newest Powerball drawing offers another huge jackpot for someone who holds a lottery ticket with the right numbers.

The Powerball jackpot has jumped to an estimated $384 million for Saturday night's draw, with a lump-sum cash option estimated at $242.9 million.

Winners of winning Powerball ticket in Melbourne Beach will be announced in Tallahassee on Wednesday.

The Mega Millions numbers drawn Friday night were 4, 10, 18, 28 and 62 and the Megaball was 7.




Feeling lucky? The odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are one in 292.2 million.

Despite the mountains of zeros attached to both lottery games' jackpots this week, neither of the current amounts is a record-setter, as CNBC reported.

The $384 million prize ranks 14th all-time in Powerball jackpots. IL lotto player Patricia Busking nabbed the Mega Millions in mid-August, taking home $393 million.

Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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