POWERBALL Jackpot Climbs to $750 Million Ahead of Wednesday Drawing, 3rd Largest in History
By Space Coast Daily // March 25, 2019
drawing held Wednesday, March 27 at 10:59 p.m. ET
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The jackpot for Wednesday’s POWERBALL® drawing is an estimated $750 million, the 3rd largest in history.
The POWERBALL jackpot has rolled 25 times since the December 29, 2018, drawing, generating more than $51.2 million in contributions to the state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
In addition to the jackpot, players have eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million or up to $2 million if the ticket includes Power Play. The integrity of all games is of utmost importance to the Florida Lottery; players are encouraged to sign the back of their tickets at the time of purchase and keep them in a safe place.
POWERBALL jackpots start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-69) and the red POWERBALL (1-26). The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.87.
Purchase your tickets at any of the more than 13,000 Lottery retailers for your chance to become Florida’s newest multi-millionaire. The Florida Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly, as it only takes one ticket to win. As with all Florida Lottery products, players must be 18 years or older to play.
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The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Wednesday, March 27 at 10:59 p.m. ET, tickets must be purchased by 10:00 p.m. ET to be eligible for this drawing. National POWERBALL drawings are broadcast live, in high-definition, from the Florida Lottery’s state of the art draw studio in Tallahassee.
Florida Lottery game drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state.
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