Powerball Jackpot Grows Again For Saturday
There was no Powerball winner on Wednesday so the jackpot will grow again for Saturday’s drawing.
Wednesday night’s numbers for a $243 million annuity jackpot were 08-24-39-49-59 with the Powerball 5. One winning ticket in New Jersey matched 4 numbers and and the Powerball worth $10,000.
The cash value of Saturday’s drawing is $168.4 million.
It’s the sixth time in 2013 the jackpot for the multi-state game has topped $200 million. There hasn’t been a winner since June 22 when a jackpot with an annuity value of $131 million was won in Pennsylvania by a Delaware County woman who came forward this week.
Your odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510 according to the Powerball website. There’s a 1 in 31.85 chance that a ticket holder could win something else including the smallest prize of $4.
New Jersey is a lucky place for Powerball. There was another winning ticket worth $1 million sold in New Jersey for the last drawing on Saturday and a Passaic man won a $338 million Powerball jackpot in March.
The multi-state lottery is played in 42 states including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware.