The Powerball jackpot is on the rise again for Nov. 30, 2013! Aren’t you glad you have the winning Powerball ticket? The Powerball winning numbers are worth a life-changing $70 million annuity, or $39.1 million in cold hard cash to the lucky lottery winner, according to MLive News on Saturday, Nov. 30. Unfortunately, both options are before state and federal taxes are deducted.
If no one matches all six winning Powerball numbers on Saturday, Nov. 30, the estimated Powerball jackpot will most likely reach a whopping $80 million or more by the time the next drawing rolls around. Once it reaches $100 million, that’s when things get really exciting and “Lottery Frenzy” sweeps the country!
BREAKING NEWS: The Powerball winning numbers for November 30, 2013 are 5, 26, 44, 45, 57, and the red Powerball number is 29.
Illinois Powerball Winners Score Huge Lottery Prize
Meanwhile, ABC News announced on Saturday, Nov. 30, that one Illinois Powerball winner hit five out of six Powerball winning numbers for the second-tier prize of $1 million. The newly minted millionaire purchased the lucky ticket in Paxton, Illinois for the Nov. 23 drawing. Had the Illinois Powerball lottery winner purchased a Power Play ticket, their prize would have doubled to $2 million instead of the standard $1 million prize.
Latest Mega Millions Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, were 9, 41, 43, 47, 57, the Mega Ball was 5, and the Megaplier was X 4. There were no jackpot winners for this drawing. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers results: Kentucky lottery winner cashes in Nov. 29 for more details.
What Time is the Powerball Drawing?
The Florida Lottery announced the Saturday, Nov. 30 Powerball drawing is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. ET. Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 p.m. ET in Florida. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each, and another $1 for the Power Play option which could instantly multiply your prize winnings.
What’s the probability of winning the Nov. 30 Powerball jackpot? Lottery officials say the overall odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510, meaning you are 251 times more likely to be hit by lightning! The odds of winning any prize is 1 in 31.85.
Sources: Powerball.com; MLive.com; ABC News
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