The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s lottery drawing jumped to an estimated $515.5 million with a cash option of $260.1 million, according to the official Powerball website.
Here are the Powerball winning numbers for Wednesday, October 19, 2022
|Draw Date||Winning Numbers||Powerball||Power Play||Estimated Jackpot|
The Double Play feature launched on August 23, 2021. It gives players who aren’t lucky enough to win the big jackpot at least another shot at winning some prize money. The Double Play drawing follows the main Powerball drawing and has no cap on its cash prize, which can reach up to $10 million if you get all six numbers right.
Did anyone win the powerball? – 10/19/22
The Powerball jackpot has jumped up to $550 million, and the old jackpot of $515.5 million was not claimed when no one won in the most recent drawing on Wednesday, October 19. Although, 965,385 individuals were victors who won prizes ranging from $4 to $2 million!
No grand prize winner emerged, although two players did match all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. Those tickets were sold in Michigan and New Jersey.
One player from New Jersey also found success with Power Play, swiping the $2 million grand prize on one of their tickets.
Powerball is an extremely popular worldwide lottery, played in 45 US states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands! Powerball drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET.
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.
Sales cut-off times vary by one to two hours before the drawing, depending on the selling jurisdiction. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen or U.S. resident to play the Powerball.
Here we’ve got the most up-to-date information on the Powerball lottery results to help you determine if you’ve won a cash prize.
Powerball Prize Payouts and Total Number of Winners – Wednesday, October 19, 2022
|4/5 + Powerball||22||$50,000||$1,100,000|
|3/5 + Powerball||1,641||$100||$164,100|
|2/5 + Powerball||29,963||$7||$209,741|
|1/5 + Powerball||208,438||$4||$833,752|
|0/5 + Powerball||475,553||$4||$1,902,212|
Power Play Prize Payouts and Total Number of Winners – Wednesday, October 19, 2022
|4/5 + Powerball||6||$150,000||$900,000|
|3/5 + Powerball||428||$300||$128,400|
|2/5 + Powerball||8,560||$21||$179,760|
|1/5 + Powerball||58,416||$12||$700,992|
|0/5 + Powerball||132,581||$12||$1,590,972|
Odds of winning Powerball
Getting rich is a numbers game. The probability of hitting the Powerball jackpot is 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.