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Powerball Numbers for 10/24/18: Live Results for $620 Million Jackpot Tonight

There’s a big Powerball jackpot on the line tonight, with $620 million waiting for a winner (the estimated cash payout is $354.3 million).

For those feeling lucky, we will have the live results from Wednesday night’s Powerball numbers for 10/24/18 listed results below:

Numbers: 3-21-45-53-56

Powerball: 22

Power Play: 2

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday evening (tonight) increased after another drawing earlier this week with no overall winner. Tickets cost $2. The last big Powerball payout was $245 million, won on August 11, 2018.

The Powerball lottery jackpot is one of America’s two big multi-state games and is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, with drawings held at 10:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday and Saturday nights.

The largest Powerball jackpots ever are as follows:

$1.586 billion on Jan. 13, 2016

$758.7 million on Aug. 23, 2017

$590.5 million on May 18, 2013

$587.5 million on Nov. 28, 2012

$564.1 million on Feb. 11, 2015

$559.7 million on Jan. 6, 2018

$487.0 million on July 30, 2016

$456 million on March 17, 2018

$448.4 million on Aug. 7, 2013

$447.8 million on June 10, 2017

$435.3 million on Feb. 22, 2017

Meanwhile, America’s other big lottery game, Mega Millions, finally had a reported winner from the state of South Carolina. The ticket was reportedly purchased at KC Mart, a local convenience store near Simpsonville, South Carolina, which will receive $50,000 for selling the ticket, according to CNN.

Here are the results from Friday’s Mega Millions drawing:

Tuesday night’s winning numbers (10/23/18): 5-28-62-65-70

Here’s how you can watch the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, October 24, 2018, which is projected at $620 million (cash option $354.3 million),

Powerball jackpot: Everything you need to know

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The current estimated Powerball Jackpot at $620 million, with the cash value at $354.3 million (Photo: Matt Kryger/IndyStar) Buy Photo

Lottery fever is still in the air despite a single Mega Millions ticket claiming the second-highest lottery jackpot in the nation’s history Tuesday in South Carolina.

The winning ticket scored $1.537 billion dollars, with a cash option of $878 million. The winning numbers were 5, 28, 62, 65 and 70 and a Mega Ball of 5. The lucky winner has not yet come forward.

However, lottery hopefuls can still cash in on a Powerball jackpot worth more than a half a billion dollars.

Here’s everything you need to know about the latest Powerball drawing:

Powerball numbers

The Powerball numbers from the Wednesday Oct. 24 drawing were 3, 21, 45, 53 and 56. The Powerball was 22. The Power Play was 2.

Powerball results, payout

With no jackpot winners Wednesday night, the jackpot currently sits at $750 million with a cash option payout of $428.6 million.

When are Powerball draw days?

Powerball draws occur twice a week on every Wednesday and Saturday.

What time is the Powerball drawing?

Powerball drawings are televised in Indianapolis on Fox59 at 10:59 p.m. EDT.

Deadline to buy Powerball tickets

Powerball sales end at 9:58 p.m. EDT in Indiana. Check with your local state lottery for cut-off times.

How much a Powerball ticket costs

Powerball tickets are $2 apiece. Tack on the Power Play for $1 and your non-jackpot winnings could be multiplied up to five times. Players can multiply non-jackpot wins up to 10 times when the jackpot is $150 million or less.

How to play Powerball

Select six numbers from two separate pools of numbers. Choose five different numbers ranging from 1 to 69. Then, choose one number from 1 to 26 for the Powerball.

The there are nine ways to win, six of which require the correct Powerball. Players can match three, four or five numbers without the Powerball and also win.

Odds of winning Powerball

Approximately 1 in every 24.87 Powerball tickets sold are winners. The likelihood of winning the jackpot is 1 in 292,201,338.

Chris Sims is a digital producer at IndyStar. Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisFSims.

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