Wednesday, October 16, 2019 West Virginia Powerball Winning Numbers

These are the Wednesday, October 16, 2019 winning numbers for Powerball. To stay up to date with the latest lottery information, download our mobile app.

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Powerball

10/16/2019

$100 MILLION

Jackpot

1
5
25
63
67
3

Power Play: 2X

How to Play Powerball

Choose five numbers from 1-69 and one Powerball from 1-26. Players may choose their own numbers or "Quick Pick" to have numbers automatically chosen for them.

How to Win Powerball

  • Match all five of the winning numbers drawn PLUS the Powerball to win or share the jackpot prize.
  • Match all five of the winning numbers drawn to win a $1,000,000 prize.
  • Match all five of the winning numbers drawn with Power Play option (regardless of the Power Play multiplier) to win a $2,000,000 prize.
  • Match four out of five winning numbers PLUS the Power Ball to win $50,000.
  • Match four out of five winning numbers to win $100.
  • Match three out of five winning numbers PLUS the Powerball to win $100.
  • Match three out of five winning numbers to win $7.
  • Match two out of five winning numbers PLUS the Powerball to win $7.
  • Match one out of five winning numbers PLUS the Powerball to win $4.
  • Match only the Powerball to win $4.

*Power Plays act as multipliers for the prize money (prize times 2, 3, 4, 5, or 10)

**Power Play does not apply to the jackpot

Other Powerball FAQs

Q: When is the Powerball?
A: Powerball drawings take place twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Q: Can I buy a Powerball ticket online?
A: If you're outside the U.S. or in Texas, California, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire or Oregon you can purchase Powerball tickets through Lottery.com at play.lottery.com!

Q: What time is the Powerball drawing?
A: 10:59 pm ET

Q: How much is the Powerball?
A: Powerball jackpots roll over until there is a winner or multiple winners. Once one or multiple winners have hit the grand prize, the Powerball resets to the minimum jackpot. You can find the latest Powerball jackpot amounts here on the Lottery.com Powerball Jackpots page.

Q: Did anyone win the Powerball?
A: When Powerball resets to the minimum jackpot, it’s an indication that one or more players won in the most recent drawing.

Q: What are the Powerball numbers?
A: View the latest winning numbers in the Lottery.com app or on the Lottery.com website following each drawing on the Powerball Results page.

Q: What are the odds of winning?
A: Higher than you think! The odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9.

West Virginia Lottery FAQs

Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in West Virginia?

Yes. A recent bill allows winners of draw game prizes equal to or exceeding $1 million to keep their name, contact information, and likeness anonymous. Anonymity must be requested on the West Virginia Lottery website, and any individual who chooses to remain anonymous will pay 5% of their prize money to the State Lottery Fund.

How much is the WV Lottery today?

You can find the latest WV Lottery jackpot amounts for all of your favorite games here on the Lottery.com West Virginia Lottery Jackpots page.

How much will I pay in taxes if I win the WV Lottery?

Prizes greater than $5,000 are subject to state tax withholdings of 6.5% and federal tax withholdings of 24%.

How long does it take to receive WV Lottery winnings?

Prizes up to $600 can be claimed instantly at an authorized retailer. Larger prizes, such as jackpots, must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters and will take longer to process and claim.

Can I buy a WV Lottery ticket online?

At this time, tickets must be purchased at an authorized retailer.

About the West Virginia Lottery

The WV Lottery was started in 1985 when the West Virginia Legislature passed the Lottery Act. West Virginia’s first instant tickets were sold on January 9, 1986, and more than 1.5 million tickets were sold on the first day alone. By the end of the fiscal year, the WV Lottery had more than $53 million in sales and provided $20 million of those dollars to the state’s General Revenue Fund.

Today, the West Virginia Lottery generates annual sales of more than $1.1 billion, more than $520 million a year of which directly assists the people of West Virginia. Since its inception, the Lottery has generated more than $9 billion for things like public education, state parks, senior services, and the state’s tourism industry.