Matching the Nov 28, 2012 Powerball winning numbers could make you filthy, stinkin’ rich! One Powerball winner is thrilled she she struck it rich when won a huge Powerball prize. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, a woman from Providence walked into Rhode Island Lottery headquarters and claimed her Powerball winning ticket, according to lottery officials.
BREAKING NEWS: The Powerball winning numbers for November 28, 2012 are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29, and the red Powerball number is 6. There were two winning Powerball jackpot tickets sold for Wednesday’s drawing. The Powerball winners purchased their winning tickets in Arizona and Missouri.
She matched four out of five white Powerball numbers, and the red Power Ball for $10,000. She purchased her lucky ticket from Colbea Enterprises, 1315 Park Avenue in Cranston, R.I. for the Nov. 24 drawing.
Powerball Jackpot Now $550 Million!
According to USA Today, the Nov. 28 Powerball numbers are now worth more than a record-breaking half a billion dollars—that’s $550 million for those who like high numbers, or $550,000,000 for those who like to see a lot of zeros. Don’t get too cozy with that amount though. It’s expected to go up again today. Could it go as high as $600 million? It’s definitely possible.
The Mega Millions game had a record-breaking jackpot this year too. On March 30, 2012, three lucky Mega Millions winners from Illinois, Kansas, and Maryland, matched all six Mega Millions winning numbers, and split a mind-blowing jackpot of $656 million. So, it’s not impossible for the Nov. 28 Powerball jackpot to rise that high as well.
What are the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot? 1 in 175,223,510. Sounds impossible, but remember, you can’t win, if you don’t play!
How to Play Powerball PowerPlay
- Pick Your Numbers: Choose five (5) numbers, ranging from 1 to 59. Each ticket played costs $2 without the PowerPlay option or $3 with the PowerPlay option
- Powerball Number: Select one (1) Powerball number ranging from 1 to 35
When is the Next Powerball Drawing?
You don’t want to miss this Powerball drawing! The Powerball winning numbers are scheduled to be drawn on Nov. 28 at 10:59 p.m. ET. Wednesday’s estimated jackpot is a staggering $550 million annuity, or a one-time cash payout of $360.2 million. Both amounts are before taxes. The Powerball game is played in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Powerball numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
When is the Cutoff Time to Buy Powerball Tickets?
Locally in Rhode Island, Powerball PowerPlay tickets may be purchased until 9:50 p.m. on drawing nights and and aired in the Providence area on WPRI-TV 12.
When is the Next Mega Millions Drawing?
The next Mega Millions drawing is Nov. 30, 2012 at 11:00 p.m. ET. Friday’s estimated jackpot is $12 million annuity, or $9.1 million in cash. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are sold in 42 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for Nov. 27, 2012 are 5, 12, 26, 42, 49, the Mega Ball is 24, and the Megaplier is X 4.
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Sources: Powerball.com; Rhode Island Lottery
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