(Updated) Winning Powerball Numbers For Wednesday, March 22, 2017: $155 Million Jackpot
The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, March 22, 2017, is estimated at $155 million. Do you have the winning ticket?
Deb Belt , Patch Staff
(Updated at 11:05 p.m.) Since a three-figure jackpot was won last month, the Powerball jackpot has continued the climb into triple digits and stands at $155 million. There have been much larger jackpots, but you wouldn’t refuse it, right? The cash payout on Wednesday, March 22, will be an estimated $92.4 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. Just last month, on Feb. 22, a lucky player in Indiana won the $435 Powerball jackpot, the 10th largest in the game’s history.
The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, March 22, are: 02, 29, 09, 27, 42 and the Powerball of 09.
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 tiny 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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Powerball results for 03/22/17 drawing; lone ticket wins $155M jackpot
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Mar. 22: 2-9-27-29-42. The Red Powerball Power Number: 9. The Power Play Number: 2.
(Courtesy of Michigan State Lottery)
LANSING, MI — A single grand prize winning ticket was sold for the $155 million Powerball jackpot drawing held on Wednesday, March 22.
The winning ticket was sold in Wisconsin.
That means the drawing on Saturday, Mar. 25 will be worth $40 million with a cash option of $24 million.
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Mar. 22: 2-9-27-29-42
The Red Powerball Power Number: 9
The Power Play Number: 2
Powerball winners for Mar. 22:
- Along with the grand prize winner, two players matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. Those tickets were sold in New York and South Carolina.
- However, neither player also played the Power Play option which would have increased their winnings to $2 million.
- Overall, there were 679,991winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. In Michigan, there were 19,466 winners.
- In Michigan, one player matched four white numbers and the Powerball to win $50,000. That was the largest prize won in the state.
Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26) Tickets cost $2 each.
In other Michigan Lottery news:
- The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, Mar. 24, with an estimated jackpot of $151 million and cash option of $90 million.
- The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday, Mar. 25 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.25 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
- Sunday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $378,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.
For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.
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Powerball results for 03/22/17 drawing; lone ticket wins $155M jackpot The Powerball Numbers (white) for Mar. 22: 2-9-27-29-42. The Red Powerball Power Number: 9. The Power Play Number: 2.