Powerball Winning Numbers: Wednesday, Sept. 21 | Updated
Got your lottery ticket? The winning numbers are worth $40 million.
Joseph Hosey , Patch Staff
Posted Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 7:54 p m CT | Updated Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 9:18 a m CT
Wednesday’s Powerball drawing featured an estimated jackpot of $40 million. This Powerball jackpot is but a fraction compared to the record-setting $1.6 billion prize paid in January. There were 864,609 winners in Saturday’s drawing. The lump-sum cash payout for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is estimated at $26.8 million.
What time is the Powerball drawing? Numbers are drawn at 9:59 p.m. Central time.
Winning Numbers: 1-28-63-67-69 and the Powerball is 17.
You have a better chance of hitting the jackpot if you let the computer pick your numbers. The Multi-State Lottery Association, which operates the Powerball game, says about 75 percent of winning tickets are selected when the numbers are chosen by a computer.
Plays cost $2 each, and Illinois residents can buy tickets online at illinoislottery.com, at almost 8,000 retailers in the state or by using the free Illinois Lottery’s mobile app. The overall odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292,201,338, the Illinois Lottery reports.
Drawings are every Wednesday and Saturday. Powerball is played in Illinois, 43 other states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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When you claim your prize, you may collect the full value paid in 30 installments over 29 years or a one-time lump sum that is smaller than the actual total. The federal tax on lottery winnings is 25 percent.
Winning tickets must be redeemed in the state where purchased regardless of where the winner lives.Powerball Winning Numbers: Wednesday, Sept. 21 | Updated – Chicago, IL – Got your lottery ticket? The winning numbers are worth $40 million.
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A single ticket in Michigan matched all six numbers and won the $80 million Powerball® jackpot in the Saturday, Sept. 21 drawing. The jackpot has a cash option of $55.2 million.
The winning numbers in the Sept. 21 drawing were white balls 1, 9, 22, 36, 68, plus Powerball 22, and Power Play multiplier 2X.
The lucky ticket holder will have the choice between an annuity of $80 million, paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years, or a lump sum payment of $55.2 million. Both prize options are before taxes.
This was the sixth time the Powerball jackpot has been hit this year. The Powerball jackpot was previously won in Wisconsin ($768.4M) in the March 27 drawing, North Carolina ($344.6M) in the June 1 drawing, Tennessee ($198M) in the July 13 drawing, New York ($148M) in the Aug. 17 drawing, and New York ($80M) in the Sept. 4 drawing.
One ticket in Kentucky matched all five white balls to win a $1 million prize in Saturday’s drawing. In total, there were more than 460-thousand winning tickets across all prize tiers.
For the next drawing on Wednesday, Sept. 25, the Powerball jackpot resets to a guaranteed $40 million; $27.6 million cash value.A single ticket in Michigan matched all six numbers and won the $80 million Powerball® jackpot in the Saturday, Sept. 21 drawing. The jackpot has a cash option of $55.2 million. The winning numbers in the Sept. 21 drawing were white balls 1, 9, 22, 36, 68, plus Powerball 22, and Power Play multiplier 2X. ]]>