Wednesday’s winning Powerball numbers

Wednesday’s winning Powerball numbers: A $396.9 million jackpot is on the line

Officials at the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball drawing, said late Wednesday night that one ticket in Florida matched all six numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing. It was the first winner since Nov. 6. That means the jackpot will reset to $40 million for the next drawing.Get more news about 彩票免费包网,you can vist loto98.com

Nearly $400 million is on the line in Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery drawing, so get those tickets out and start checking your numbers.The winning numbers for January 29 are 9, 12, 15, 31, 60. The Powerball number is 2. The jackpot is worth $396.9 million, Powerball officials in Florida said during the 8 p.m. Pacific drawing.

This jackpot has an estimated cash value of $274.6 million, according to lottery officials. The lucky winner will still have to pay federal taxes, although California is one of only 10 states to exempt state income tax on lottery winnings.

With $394 million, sans taxes, cover all the legal bets made on Sunday’s Super Bowl against the 49ers and Chiefs or buy a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane and still have some pocket change left over. According an analysis of Census Bureau data, Americans spent more than $72 billion on lottery tickets in 2016, while the average American spends about $220 on lottery tickets every year.

If you win less than $600, you can take your ticket to a retailer in exchange for cash, according to the California Lottery. If you win over $600, download a claim form and deliver it to any lottery district office or mail it to 730 N. 10th St., Sacramento, CA 95811.

Players have a 1 in 24.9 chance of winning any given Powerball drawing, though you’ll have a 1 in 292.2 million shot at winning a jackpot. Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states across the country, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.