CHICAGO — Players have the chance to win an estimated $414 million jackpot in Saturday’s Powerball drawing.
The winning numbers from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing were 06, 10, 21, 35 and 46, and the Powerball number was 23. While there was no jackpot winner in Wednesday night’s drawing, more than 30,190 Illinois players won prizes ranging from $4 to $50,000, totaling more than $206,000 in prizes won.
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Illinois residents 18 and older can purchase Powerball and all of the Illinois Lottery’s draw-based game tickets by using the Illinois Lottery’s mobile app. The free app (the first of its kind in the United States) is available for download on iOS and Android devices and offers any Illinois adult the chance to purchase lottery tickets on their smartphone. Players can also purchase their tickets online at illinoislottery.com and at nearly 8,000 retailers statewide.
QUICK POWERBALL FACTS
Current jackpot at $414 million; cash option of $247.9 million
Jackpots start at $40 million
Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1:292,201,338
Drawings are at 9:59 p.m. (CT) every Wednesday and Saturday
About the Illinois Lottery:
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $20 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes like Illinois Veterans services, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, Special Olympics and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for all draw-based Illinois Lottery games at illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old.