The Wednesday $192 Million Powerball Jackpot had no top prize winner. The drawing held at 9:59 p.m., however did have BIG results, there were 3,897 prize winning tickets sold in Arkansas for this drawing.
The Saturday drawing has an estimated value of $221 million.
Prizes won in the Wednesday night Powerball drawing ranged from matching just the Powerball number for $4 — odds are 1 in 55 — to matching four of the first five numbers drawn — odds of are 1 in 19,088 — for a $100 prize.
Powerball is a multi-state jackpot game. Drawings are held at 9:59 p.m. CST every Wednesday and Saturday. Five numbered balls are drawn from 1 to 59 and one numbered ball is drawn from 1 to 35. If all your numbers match those that are chosen, you win the jackpot, which starts at $40 million and grows until someone wins. If other players also match all six numbers, the prize will be shared in equal amounts.
Each Powerball(r) play is $2. For an additional dollar, you can add the PowerPlay option to increase non-jackpot winnings by as much as a million dollars.
The odds of winning the five of five $1 million dollar prize in the Powerball game are 1 in 5,153,633.
The odds of winning the four of five plus the Powerball $10,000 prize are 1 in 648,976.
The overall odds of winning a prize 1 in 31.8.