US Powerball Jackpot hits $196 Million for Saturday
On Wednesday no players of the US Powerball were lucky enough to hit the jackpot so the prize has grown to $196 million for this Saturday. This means that it has a cash value of $116.9 million if it is won.
The winning numbers on Wednesday were 18, 25, 36, 48, 50 and the Powerball was 23. There was one player, in Georgia, with the Power Play option that matched the five regular numbers to win $2 million. A further five players without Power Play matched the regular numbers to win $1 million each. In total there were 662,585 winning players that shared prizes worth $11,007.471.
Players receive prizes for matching at least the Powerball, without the Powerball it is necessary to match at least three regular numbers to win a prize. The Power Play option costs an additional $1 and can increase prizes by up to 5x.