The jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball lottery was an estimated $120.9 million with a cash option of $61.8 million, according to the Powerball official website.
The Powerball Numbers for Saturday, February 25, 2023
|Draw Date||Winning Numbers||Powerball||Power Play||Estimated Jackpot|
Powerball Double Play Winning Numbers
|Draw Date||Double Play Results||Powerball||Estimated Jackpot|
The Double Play™ feature gives players another chance to match their Powerball numbers in a separate drawing after the results of the regular Powerball drawing are announced. The DoublePlay™ drawing is held after every Powerball drawing at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time and has a top prize of $10 million.
Did anyone win the powerball? – 02/25/23
There was no Powerball jackpot winning numbers match. Hence The Powerball jackpot grew to an estimated $131 million with a cash option of $66.9 million for the following Monday, February 27th drawing, according to the Powerball website. However, the total number of winning tickets for this Saturday’s drawing was 552,210 across the nation, winning prizes ranging from $4 to $2 million!
One lucky winner from Illinois matched the five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. The ticket holder also had a choice of playing the Power Play option, but unfortunately for this player, they decided not to. Using Power Play would have ensured a grand prize.
Three players from Delaware, North Carolina and Texas also found success with Power Play, swiping the $2 million grand prize on one of their tickets.
Powerball drawings are held three times a week, every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET. The Powerball is played in 45 states, and in Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen or U.S. resident to play the Powerball lottery. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Tickets cost $2 per play.
The Double Play add-on feature is available for purchase in 13 lottery jurisdictions: Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Washington DC.
Powerball Prize Payouts and Total Number of Winners – Saturday, February 25, 2023
|4/5 + Powerball||9||$50,000||$450,000|
|3/5 + Powerball||653||$100||$65,300|
|2/5 + Powerball||13,565||$7||$94,955|
|1/5 + Powerball||109,630||$4||$438,520|
|0/5 + Powerball||269,306||$4||$1,077,224|
Power Play Prize Payouts and Total Number of Winners – Saturday, February 25, 2023
|4/5 + Powerball||5||$150,000||$750,000|
|3/5 + Powerball||220||$300||$66,000|
|2/5 + Powerball||4,691||$21||$98,511|
|1/5 + Powerball||37,665||$12||$451,980|
|0/5 + Powerball||92,291||$12||$1,107,492|
What are the odds of winning?
The odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. A player who buys a $2 ticket has about a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers and win at least $1 million, while the odds are 913,129 to 1 of winning the third prize of at least $50,000.
How to play Powerball
- Select five random numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26.
- Place wagers by asking for a quick pick or by using the powerball play slip. Play slips are available at local lottery retailers.
- Choose the number of times you’d like to play. Each ticket costs $2 per lottery game draw. Powerball can be played up to twelve times (four weeks in advance).
- Select the Power Play® feature (an additional $1 per play per draw) for a chance to multiply winnings.
- Check your lottery ticket for errors before you hand it over to the retailer. Lottery tickets are non-refundable.
- Receive, sign and protect a ticket. A ticket is needed to claim a prize. Playslips may not be valid for prizes.