Powerball lottery jackpot swells to $260 million
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Powerball Lottery jackpot has swelled to an estimated $260 million for the drawing on Wednesday, March 20th. The estimated lump sum cash value is $161.1 million.
Nobody won the big jackpot from the drawing on Saturday, March 16th. The winning numbers on Saturday were: 3, 7, 21, 44, 53 and the Powerball was 16.
Powerball is a combined large jackpot game which is played in 42 states. Every Wednesday and Saturday night at 9:59 p.m., five white balls are drawn from a drum with 59 balls and one red ball out of a drum with 35 red balls.
The odds of winning the top prize in the Powerball lottery are 1 in 175,223,510. The second prize (won by matching five white balls in any order) is $1 million paid in cash. But you have a 1 in 55 chance of winning of $4.