The live Powerball drawing takes place from the Florida Lottery studios on January 27 at 11:00 p.m. ET. You can watch the drawing for the winning numbers as it occurs live in the video below. There hasn’t been a Powerball jackpot winner since the epic January 13 jackpot that climbed to $1.58 billion. Since there hasn’t been a grand prize winner, the Powerball jackpot has rolled over to tonight’s $75 million with an estimated cash value of $47 million. Will there be a Powerball jackpot winner tonight or will the jackpot continue to roll over? Could it reach phenomenal heights again? You can watch last week’s Powerball drawing in the video below. As the live drawing takes place, the video below will be updated and tonight’s winning Powerball numbers will be posted below. Last week’s Powerball jackpot was an estimated $63.4 million. The winning numbers were: 22, 32, 34, 40, 69, and the Powerball was 19. The Power Play Multiplier was 5x.
Update! The Powerball winning numbers for Jan. 27 are in! They are: 3, 12, 40, 52, 67 and the Powerball is 21. The Power Play is 2x. The jackpot has risen to an estimated $80,600,000.
Powerball has dominated headline news since the January 13, jackpot and subsequent Powerball fever that swept the nation into a frenzy. There’s been great demand to watch the Powerball drawings live online, as well as to stay current with Powerball news. Though the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are great, people still want their chance at being the lucky winner So just what are the odds of winning a Powerball jackpot? They are 1 in 292,201,338. Seeing the odds reminds people that while playing the lottery is fun and could possibly lead to riches, the chances of actually winning a jackpot are slim-to-none. Still, someone has to win it and it just might be you. Because the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are so low, many people look for tips and strategies that might give them an edge. There is nothing that guarantees someone will match all the Powerball winning numbers, but there are numbers that appear more frequently than others. Many lottery experts such as Richard Lustig suggest that playing these numbers may help you increase your chances of winning.
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While there has been heavy interest in Powerball winning numbers and drawings, there has also been interest in Powerball scams, hoaxes, rumors and crimes. Powerball is a multi-state jackpot game and each state has its own jurisdiction while being under federal guidelines. It’s always important to remember that Powerball scams are always out there and unsavory characters will try to get their hands on any winnings you may have. There were three people who won the Powerball $1.58 billion jackpot on Jan. 13, and since then only one winner has come forward. It is unclear whether the other two winners are unaware that they had winning tickets, or are remaining hidden as long as possible. Some experts were surprised that the Tennessee couple, Lisa and John Robinson, who won the $1.58 billion came forward and revealed their identity to the public. It’s important to take all steps necessary to ensure you are safe if you should win a large amount with Powerball or other lottery games. Anyone who plays Powerball and wins should immediately check with a financial advisor and attorney to determine what legal steps they should take. It is possible the California and Florida Powerball jackpot winners are staying out of the spotlight while they get financial and legal advice.
The video below is from the Virginia Lottery and demonstrates how to play Powerball on the Lottery Express machine. Though this Powerball tutorial is from Virginia, it is applicable to those in other states. If you are looking for more detailed information on how to play Powerball, you can find guidelines, tips, odds, prizes and answers to frequently asked questions at the official Powerball website. There are nine ways to win Powerball, and just because you don’t win a jackpot prize, doesn’t mean you can’t become a millionaire.
Have you bought a ticket for tonight’s Powerball drawing? Tune in for the live drawing and see if there’s a jackpot winner!
Check out the video below where Powerball billion dollar jackpot winners John and Lisa Robinson appear on the Ellen show.
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