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POWERBALL RESULTS, NUMBERS FOR 11/20/19: DID ANYONE WIN THE $80 MILLION JACKPOT ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT?
The winning Powerball figures for Wednesday (last) night’s draw were 07, 15, 39, 40, and 57. The Powerball was 12 and also the Power Play was X2. The Powerball jackpot was believed to be $80 million having a cash option of $54.8 million, but did anybody get a windfall yesterday?
Nobody matched all five balls and also the Powerball required to win the jackpot, nor did anybody match all five balls to win a $1 million prize. Therefore, the jackpot will roll over to Sunday night’s draw and it is now believed to be worth $90 million, with a cash option of $61.7 million.
However, nine people matched four balls and also the Powerball, which earns them a prize of $50,000. Five people matched four balls, the Powerball, and used the Power Play so the prize was doubled to $100,000.
Matching four balls results in a $100 prize, which 204 people won yesterday, with 53 people having fun with the Power Play and doubling their prize to $200. Players may also win $100 by matching three balls and also the Powerball, which 547 people did, with 175 people doubling their prize money while using Power Play.
How do you play Powerball?
Players can buy tickets for $2 from licensed lottery retailers. Then they choose five figures between 1 and 69 for that white-colored balls and something number between 1 and 26 for that red Powerball. Players can pick the figures and have the lottery terminal at random select them.
There are nine ways to win, from $2 all the way up to the jackpit. The jackpot starts at $40 million and increases each draw if it’s not won.
What are the odds of winning the lottery?
The chances of winning a prize around the lottery will always be one in 24.9 regardless of the size of the jackpot or the number of entries. The odds are calculated by combining the odds for both sets of numbers and across all prize levels.
What happens if you win the jackpot?
When a player wins the jackpot, they can claim the prize either as an annuity which comprises one lump sum followed by 29 annual graduated payments or as one cash payment which is of lesser value than the total estimated jackpot.
Players can only claim prizes within the state they purchased their ticket and prizes of $600 or more must be claimed at lottery offices. The time limit for claiming a prize depends on the lottery jurisdiction but is typically between 90 days and one year.
A winner’s right to remain anonymous also depends on the lottery jurisdiction as some jurisdictions are required by law to provide the winner’s personal details to a third party who requests the information.
A version of this story originally appeared here.
For instant local lottery results, and to play the lottery online, visit https://play.lottery.com.