Winning Powerball Numbers For Wednesday, June 7, 2017: $375 Million Jackpot
The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, June 7, 2017, is estimated at $375 million. Do you have the winning ticket?
Deb Belt , Patch Staff
With no winners in nearly four months, the Powerball jackpot has nearly reached the $400 million mark and stands at $375 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. That puts tonight’s jackpot at the 12th largest prize in Powerball history and 18th largest overall in the game’s history.
The cash payout on Wednesday, June 7, will be an estimated $235.4 million.
Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time. The record in the game was a $1.6 billion drawing in January 2016, which was won by a group of Tennessee workers. And three months ago, on Feb. 22, a lucky player in Indiana won the $435 million Powerball jackpot, the 10th largest in the game’s history.
The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, June 7, are: 05-21-57-66-69. Powerball: 13.
Each ticket costs $2. Find out where you can buy your Powerball tickets here. The Powerball game is played by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338.
Tonight’s jackpot is small when compared with the January 2016 record Powerball jackpot, which was worth nearly $1.6 billion. But Americans will still drop by the nearest convenience store with dreams of cash and buy a ticket. The billion-dollar-plus prize won in the Jan. 13, 2016, drawing was the largest lotto jackpot awarded in U.S. history and was split by three winners. In the summer of 2016, a New Hampshire player won a $478 million prize.
If you still want to take a chance — someone has to win, right? — 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.
The lottery game is played in 44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball draws can be seen on hundreds of TV stations nationwide. It may also be available on cable or your mobile device. The draws are also posted on YouTube and on our site. Where to watch the Powerball drawing on TV.
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Got your lottery ticket? The winning numbers are worth $375 million.
Shannon Antinori , Patch Staff
Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has an estimated jackpot of $375 million. This Powerball jackpot is still a fraction compared to the record-setting $1.6 billion prize paid in January or February’s $435 million winner in Indiana. But it’s a nice chunk of change.
The lump-sum cash payout for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is estimated at $235.4 million.
What time is the Powerball drawing? Numbers are drawn at 9:59 p.m. Central time.
Wednesday’s winning numbers are 5-21-57-66-69. The Powerball is 13 and the multiplier is 3.
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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Players pick five numbers from one to 69 and a sixth, red Powerball number, one through 26. Many people choose a Quick Pick ticket for random numbers. There are different levels of payouts, but to win the jackpot, tickets must match all five numbers plus the Powerball.
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.