Powerball Winning Numbers: $900 Million Jackpot Drawing Set For Tonight As Odds Increase [Videos, Photos]

Charisse Van Horn

Update! Powerball Winning Numbers are in! You've waited all week for this moment and after the nation was hit with Powerball fever the live drawing has begun and the Powerball winning numbers are here.

Remember, you must match all five white balls and the one red ball in order to win the grand prize: the $900 million jackpot.

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Here is the video as the Powerball winning numbers were announced live.

Did you buy a winning ticket or tickets?

There has been a sweeping wave of Powerball madness after the January 6, 2016, drawing resulted in several $1 million winners but no jackpot winners. As the Powerball is played in multiple states, the odds of having a ticket with Powerball winning numbers increase as the size of the prize goes up. It seems that the Powerball lottery has taken over social media networks as well, as countless people fantasize about winning the grand prize and have shared how they would spend the money should they be declared the Powerball winner.

— Pennsylvania Lottery (@PALottery) January 9, 2016

— Sarah (@sarah052794) January 9, 2016

There's still time to play for your chance at the Powerball winning numbers. If you need a ticket, stop by the official Powerball website and see where your closest store is that sells Powerball tickets. Powerball tickets cost $2, which is a meager investment for the chance to win a $900 million jackpot. Some regions allow for online ticket purchases, while others don't. These decisions are made by state law and are not governed by federal rulings. If you need to check with your local state laws regarding Powerball tickets, the jackpot, and how to collect winnings should you match all six winning numbers, visit the Powerball multi-state lottery association list of websites for each state.

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) January 9, 2016

You can watch as the Powerball winning numbers are drawn by watching the drawing live online or on television. There will also be a YouTube video, which will be added to this article once the winning numbers are drawn.

Update!

It's nearly 11:00 p.m. and Powerball excitement is at a frenzied rate! The Powerball winning numbers have not been drawn yet, but our expected to come in at any minute. Stay tuned as we'll bring the winning numbers to you as soon as the live drawing begins. It appears that the Powerball jackpot has continued to stay at $900 million.

As of 8 p.m., ET., Powerball fever has taken over the Internet. The hunt for the Powerball winning numbers is on the way, but the results won't be in for at least another two hours. Once the Powerball winning numbers and jackpot winner has been named, this post will be updated and include the video. The Internet has never seen anything like this before. Twitter has been suddenly overcome with tweets, memes, and searches for #powerball and #powerballfever. The latest Powerball winning numbers are soon to arrive and it is unknown who or how many people will have the lucky numbers to match the grand prize.

Also, live Twitter updates show that more people are interested in the other prizes ($1 million and $50,000) and not just the grand prize of $900 million.

Stay tuned as we'll have more Powerball updates, latest news and the Powerball winning numbers as soon as they're announced.

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