Powerball Winning Numbers For 10/23/2019 Drawing: $120M Jackpot
Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the jackpot drawing on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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The Powerball jackpot stands at $120 million for the person holding the winning ticket on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing will be $82.6 million.
The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.
In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.
The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Oct. 23, are: 05, 12, 50, 61, 69 and the Powerball of 23.
The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
A player in South Carolina claimed the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Oct. 23, 2018, game officials said; the winner chose not to be identified.
To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.
You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to the officials with the lottery. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.
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Mega Millions numbers for 10/23/18: live results for $1.6B jackpot
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LANSING, MI — It’s the drawing that lottery players across the country dream of winning. The largest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen, an astounding $1.6 billion Mega Millions prize can be won tonight, Oct. 23.
The cash option for tonight’s drawing is $913 million. The jackpot could increase prior to the drawing if ticket sales outpace expectations.
Once again, MLive will be providing live results of tonight’s drawing and will update this story with the winning numbers as they come in.
The winning numbers are: 5-28-62-65-70
Mega Ball: 5
I’ll be jumping in the comments section around 10:55 this evening to chat about the lottery and answers questions before the drawing.
The Mega Millions drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. and will be broadcast live on the following TV stations throughout the state:
WBKB-TV 11 (CBS),
WDIV-TV 4 (NBC),
WNEM-TV 5 (CBS),
WXSP-TV (MyNetwork TV),
WLAJ-TV 53 (ABC),
WMKG-TV 38 (IND),
WLUC-TV 6 (NBC/FOX) and
WGTU-TV 29/WGTQ-TV 8 (ABC).
Follow the drawing, MLive will publish an update in the morning that includes whether or not anyone won the jackpot.
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