Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)
by: Jim Alexander
Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is now an estimated $448 million, with a cash value of $271.7 million.
The drawing is now the 11th largest Powerball jackpot in game history.
The Hoosier Lotto jackpot now stands at $31.2 million.
No tickets matched all six numbers in the Saturday, March 9 Powerball drawing.
One ticket worth $1 million matched five out of five numbers, but not the Powerball number.
The sales cut-off for Powerball is 8:58 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday.
Powerball Jackpot Odds are 1 in 292,201,338, and Powerball Overall Odds are 1 in 25.
Indiana leads the nation with 39 Powerball jackpot wins.
Indiana had the #1 Powerball jackpot win of 2017, with the $435 million Lafayette winner on February 22, 2017. That jackpot win ranks 12th of all record Powerball jackpot wins to date.
Powerball tickets are $2.
Powerball drawings are held Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m. Central Time.
Players are encouraged to always check their tickets, even if they don’t hit the jackpot, as there are also non-jackpot winners.
Watch Wednesday night’s drawing live, right after Eyewitness News at 9 on Local 7 WTVW.
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(This story was originally published on March 12, 2019)