A number of variables can affect game sales, such as seasonality or a big Mega Millions jackpot. Federal and jurisdictional income taxes apply to both jackpot prize options. Powerball and Mega Millions are the two games with the largest payouts offered by the N. Both games increased the odds of winning, with Mega Millions adding 10 extra numbers to the Mega Ball drawing last year and Powerball made a similar change in 2015. Cold numbers are the ones that are least appearing numbers in the draw.
Even if you keep your identity secret from the media and the public, you will have to be known to the lottery so officials can confirm you are eligible to play and win, as well as other legal requirements. The jackpot goes to a winner who matches the five numbers and the Powerball number. Though the odds are against you. Powerball Numbers — Saturday, October 20, 2018 16 54 57 62 69 23 Last 10 Draw Results for Powerball Draw Date Numbers Sat, Oct 20, 2018 16 54 57 62 69 23 Wed, Oct 17, 2018 03 57 64 68 69 15 Sat, Oct 13, 2018 11 14 32 43 65 15 Wed, Oct 10, 2018 08 23 27 42 60 07 Sat, Oct 6, 2018 01 22 27 53 67 15 Wed, Oct 3, 2018 41 53 59 63 66 03 Sat, Sep 29, 2018 09 17 34 59 64 22 Wed, Sep 26, 2018 01 02 07 30 50 08 Sat, Sep 22, 2018 24 61 63 64 69 18 Wed, Sep 19, 2018 04 39 48 50 51 11 Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p. All prizes are set cash amounts, except the Grand Prize. The next Powerball drawing is at 11 p. You can pick your own numbers or the computer will do it for you.
The odds of winning the jackpot — played in 44 states and the District of Columbia, and administered by the Multi-State Lottery Association — stand at a mere one in 292. The advertised jackpot annuity and cash value are estimates until ticket sales are final, and for the annuity, until the Multi-State Lottery Association takes bids on the purchase of securities. Prize payouts may also become pari-mutuel in all jurisdictions in rare circumstances. Each main number ranges from 1-59. Select the numbers manually or employ the Quick pick option.
Federal and jurisdictional income taxes may apply to any claimed prize money. The annuity factor, or the cost to fund an annuity prize, is another key component. Please contact your lottery with any further questions. The most played American lottery has come close to the mark many a times. The odds for matching just the Powerball are calculated by combining the odds of selecting the Powerball and the odds of not selecting any of the five numbers from the first set of numbers drawn. The result was a drawing much more difficult to win, but one guaranteed to generate huge payouts.
It is growing at an exponential pace to reach the whooping billion dollar Powerball jackpot in the coming 8 years. Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p. Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball. Powerball winning numbers for Saturday, October 20, 2018 are 16, 54, 57, 62, 69. The winning ticket was sold at a Shoprite in Hackensack. The popular Powerball lottery is on its way to making more and more millionaires every year. The Powerball number is 23.
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Get alerts and emails about the winnings and the jackpot prizes. Select the number of consecutive drawings you want to play in the Multi-Draw or Advance Play section of your play slip or tell the retailer how many drawings you wish to play. In the past year, 2, 9, 33, 49 and 54 were the hot numbers. Unclaimed prizes are kept by the lottery jurisdiction. A Powerball jackpot winner may choose to receive their prize in 30 payments over 29 years or a lump-sum payment. Check the Powerball past winning numbers from the day the game was first played. The sale of Powerball tickets over the Internet or by mail across jurisdictional borders is restricted.
Every jurisdiction has its own law on winners remaining anonymous. If 50 million tickets were sold, the chance of one winner would be about 14. Both games have been modified in recent years to increase jackpots. Some lotteries sell Powerball® tickets over the Internet, but the service is only available to residents of that jurisdiction. The changes made it less likely that any given ticket will win the top prize, but they increased chances of winning smaller prizes.
With PowerPlay multiplier, you can increase the value of the lower category prizes to a maximum of 5 times. The annuity factor is made up of interest rates for securities purchased to fund prize payments. Lotteries may refuse to pay out prize money on Powerball tickets purchased on any website other than their own. The drawing will be held at 11 p. The players need to select six numbers including five main Powerball lotto numbers and one Powerball number. Stay updated with the most desirable and the least desirable numbers using the site.
It has rolled over half a billion mark three times in the past. . Meanwhile, the next Mega Millions jackpot has grown to become the largest in U. The number of Multi-Draws or Advance Plays available for purchase is dependent on the selling jurisdiction. Choose a 3 or 4 or 5 line ticket. Most players think the odds of matching the Powerball to win a prize are 1 in 26, since the Powerball is drawn from a field of numbers from 1 to 26.