Powerball Winning Numbers And Winners For Feb. 20, Watch Live Drawing Video As Jackpot Rolls To $236 Million

The Powerball winners and winning numbers for the Feb. 20 jackpot drawing are in. The last drawing saw no grand-prize winners, causing the jackpot to roll from $214.8 million to an estimated $236 million. The next Powerball drawing takes place on Wednesday, February 24, at 11:00 p.m. Powerball drawings occur live from the Florida Lottery studios located in Tallahassee, Florida. All Powerball drawings are open to the public. You can watch the last Powerball drawing as it occured live in the video player below. The Powerball winning numbers for Feb. 20 are 11,12,15,16,54, and the Power Ball is 25. The Power Play multiplier is 5x

While there were no jackpot winners, there was one match 5 winner in Oklahoma who won $2 million. The Power Play multiplier was added to the ticket and the limit for power play multipliers with match 5 wins is $2 million. There were six match 5 winning tickets sold without the Powerball Power Play. The winning match 5 tickets won $1 million each and were sold in California, Connecticut, Georgia, New York, Virginia and Wisconsin. There were 29 match 4 and the Powerball winners who won $50,000 each. Five winners used the Power Play for a total of $250,000 each.

As the Powerball jackpot continues to roll, more people are getting excited about playing the popular jackpot, lottery game. The largest Powerball jackpot in history took place on Jan. 13 and rolled to an incredible $1.58 billion. The amazing jackpot sparked Powerball fever nationwide and many states saw an influx of people playing the lottery for the first time. Many people also took to social media networks to state that they would only play the Powerball lottery when the jackpot reached certain amount Now that the jackpot has hit $200 million and is climbing, more people are playing the game. The likelihood that we’ll see another billion dollar Powerball jackpot is great due to changes the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) made to the game. The Powerball jackpot is more difficult to win while the odds of winning non-jackpot prizes have increased.
More Billion Dollar Jackpots Coming

John and Lisa Robinson of Munford, Tennessee won one of three winning tickets in the $1.58 billion Powerball drawing. The came forward with their win quickly as they live in one of the states that requires Powerball and lottery winners to come forward with their claim as opposed to remaining anonymous. John and Lisa Robinson appeared on the Today Show, followed by an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres. You can watch videos from those television appearances below.

John and Lisa Robinson Today Show Video

John and Lisa Robinson, Tennessee Powerball winners on the Ellen DeGeneres show (video)

In addition to the Tennessee winners, the $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot also had a winning ticket in Melbourne Beach, Florida. The Melbourne Beach, Florida, Powerball winners, Maureen Smith and David Kaltschmidt, kept their win a secret from everyone, including their children, choosing to come forward five weeks after the win. Many people began to suspect something was amiss with the Florida Powerball winners, but they attended a live press conference and announced they were simply keeping a low profile while they sought legal advice and prepared for the changes that were soon to come. You can watch the press conference with the Florida Powerball winners in the video player below.

The winner of the California Powerball ticket has yet to come forward. There has been much speculation about who the winner is and even several rumors have circulated saying that the California winner claimed his ticket, used the money for illegal purposed then overdosed on drugs.

Stay tuned as on Wednesday, we’ll have the latest update on the Powerball drawing, the live Powerball jackpot drawing video and the winning numbers for you.

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