Lottery players nationwide are already asking, “Will anyone win the Powerball jackpot today?” The Powerball winning numbers are worth a life-changing $235 million for the July 31, 2013 drawing, according to Huffington Post on Tuesday, July 30. What could you do with the $235 million jackpot? With that much money, the sky’s the limit!
UPDATE: The Powerball winning numbers for July 31, 2013, are 8, 24, 39, 49, 59, and the red Powerball number is 5.
Huffington Post reports the last person to win big in the Powerball was Florida Powerball winner Gloria MacKenzie when she hit the $590.5 million jackpot. Will you be the next mega-rich Powerball jackpot winner?
Wednesday’s drawing is the eleventh since the last Powerball jackpot was won by a Pennsylvania Powerball lottery winner on June 22. That jackpot was a whopping $131.5 million. The Powerball jackpot has been growing exponentially ever since! If no one matches all six Powerball numbers and wins the Powerball grand prize tonight, the next jackpot could possibly reach $275 million or more by the August 3 drawing!
What’s the probability of winning the Powerball jackpot tonight? Lottery officials say the overall odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510, meaning you are 251 times more likely to be hit by lightning! The odds of winning any prize is 1 in 31.85.
Latest Powerball WinningNumbers and Winners
The most recent Powerball winning numbers for July 27, 2013, were 9, 23, 40, 53, 58, and the red Powerball number was 6. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Saturday night. Read the article Powerball winning numbers: North Carolina, New Jersey lottery winners hit it big for more information.
Latest Mega Millions Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for July 30, 2013, were 25, 27, 36, 42, 44, the Mega Ball number was 39, and the Megaplier was X 3. There were no jackpot winners for this drawing. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers: Lottery winners strike it rich July 30 for more details.
What Time is the July 31 Powerball Drawing?
Florida Lottery officials claim the next Powerball drawing on July 31, 2013, is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. EDT. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Tickets cost $2 each.
Sources: Powerball.com; Huffiington Post
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