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Powerball jackpot grows to $625 million

March 21, 2019

With no big winner in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, the jackpot now grows to and estimated, $625 million.

It’s the fourth biggest jackpot in the game’s history and the seventh largest in U.S. lottery history.

The next drawing is 10:59 p.m. Saturday.

The $625 million is paid in an annunity over a period of time.

It has a cash value of $380,600,000 if you want want a lump sum payment - before taxes.

The Powerball jackpot was last hit in New York in the Dec. 26 drawing. Since then, there have been 24 drawings in a row without a jackpot winner.

The winning numbers in the Wednesday, March 20 drawing where white balls 10, 14, 50, 53, 63, plus Powerball 21, and Power Play multiplier 2X.

Four tickets matched all five white balls, but missed matching the red Powerball in Wednesday’s drawing to win a $1 million prize. The $1 million-winning tickets were sold in Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey and South Carolina. Two other tickets, both sold in South Carolina, matched all five white balls and doubled the prize to $2 million, because the tickets included the Power Play option for an additional $1. In total, there were more than 2.7 million winning tickets across all prize tiers.

Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Players can multiply non-jackpot prizes with the Power Play option for an additional $1 per play. Tickets are sold in 44 states, including Connecticut.