The Powerball drawing has taken place and the winning numbers are in. The Powerball winning numbers are: 16, 19, 32, 34, 57 and the Powerball number is 13.
The live drawing aired at approximately 11 p.m., Jan. 9 with a record-breaking jackpot of $949.8 million dollars.
If you missed the Powerball drawing and want to watch it for yourself and confirm the winning numbers that were drawn, you may do so in the video below.
The Powerball drawing takes place Saturday night, and people nationwide are excited. With a jackpot at $900 million and climbing (the Powerball jackpot could hit $1 billion if no one matches all winning numbers drawn), Powerball frenzy has swept the country with players anticipating the live drawing that takes place by 11 p.m., Sat. January 9, 2016. There are numerous ways to watch the Powerball drawing including live online, on television, your computer, and even on your smartphone through various apps. There’s no question that with so much money up for grabs in the Powerball jackpot, and the additional ways to win Powerball (don’t forget the $1 million dollar prizes); the Powerball drawing is going to be greatly watched by people in numerous states.
— News12NJ (@News12NJ) January 9, 2016
Since Powerball is a multi-state game, it is a good idea to check with your local state’s lottery headquarters and website for pertinent information. You can find your state’s lottery page through the Powerball “List of Links” section on their website: Powerball Multi State Lottery Members. States set their own rules for how lotteries are played, so what is applicable in Pennsylvania is not necessarily the same for Florida. It is important to understand how Powerball is played, the rules needed to not only play legally but also legitimately, and how to collect winning prizes. There are also many Powerball scams out there (including scams that show up on social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter) and your state’s official lottery website is a great resource for identifying Powerball scams. If you are going to play Powerball and are anxiously anticipating the Powerball drawing in hopes your ticket has the winning numbers drawn, then take the time to go over your state’s lottery page. There is a great deal of information that will help ensure if you are a Powerball winner, you’ll know how to handle your ticket properly as well as the steps needed to claim your prize and avoid scams.
If you miss the Powerball drawing live on streaming video or television, you can always check the Powerball website where the numbers will be posted. Powerball has a YouTube channel where the put videos of the drawing. You can find Powerball drawing videos and how to download Powerball apps for iPhones and Google Play at the Powerball Lottery Apps page. After tonight’s Powerball winning numbers are drawn, a YouTube video will be released showing the drawing as it occurred live.
The video below will be updated with the Powerball winning numbers drawn on January 9, 2016. Check back here for the Powerball drawing if you miss it on television or live.
As the Powerball drawing will not take place until nearly 11 p.m., there are plenty of Powerball ticket sales left to take place. The increase in sale activity on Saturday may result in the Powerball jackpot increasing before the winning numbers are drawn. This means there is a possibility that due to increasing Powerball ticket sales, the jackpot may jump to $1 billion before the final drawing. Should no one match the Powerball winning numbers Saturday night, the jackpot could reach staggering numbers next week. The $900 million Powerball jackpot is the largest in U.S. history.
The Powerball winning numbers are also available through subscription email by visiting the official Powerball website and subscribing. This is a great way for people who play Powerball on a regular basis to have the winning numbers delivered straight to their preferred inbox. If you don’t want to watch the Powerball drawing live online, on television or through an app, consider having the Powerball results delivered straight to your email inbox. You may subscribe here: Powerball drawing winning numbers delivered to your email.
Read more about the Powerball below.
— TBO.com (@TBOcom) January 9, 2016
The Powerball drawing date and time is Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 shortly before 11 p.m.
As the Powerball drawing continues to draw close, people are getting anxious about their tickets and winning numbers. Long lines are continuing to form in multiple states. Facebook and Twitter are seeing a lot of Powerball posts, latest updates and trending activity. We’ll bring you the video and the winning powerball numbers as soon as they are announced.
Are you caught up in the Powerball frenzy? Did you purchase your Powerball tickets? Good luck and check back for the winning numbers after the Powerball drawing!
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