$91M Powerball Results for Saturday October 8
- Author: Julie Sanders Oct 10, 2016,
Oct 10, 2016, 6:59
A person fills out numbers on a Powerball ticket in Bethesda, Maryland January 8, 2016.
Winning Numbers: Check here for Saturday's winning Powerball numbers.
The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $6.45 million.
Players pick five numbers from one to 69 and a sixth, red Powerball number, one through 26. The estimated pot, on the other hand, was at $80 million with an estimated cash value of $55.2 million after taxes and other deductions.
Along with no grand-prize victor, no one matched all five white balls the win $1 million in the drawing. However, the player opted out of the Powerplay option, which would have doubled his or her earnings to $2 million.
Winning tickets must be redeemed in the state where purchased regardless of where the victor lives.
Like the Mega Millions, the Powerball is another option for aspiring millionaires. The odds of winning the third prize playing Powerball are 1:913,129.
Saturday's Powerball drawing has an estimated jackpot of $91 million.
Plays cost $2 each, and Illinois residents can buy tickets online at illinoislottery.com, at nearly 8,000 retailers in the state or by using the free Illinois Lottery's mobile app. There were 14 players that matched four of the main numbers and the Powerball, 4 had the Power Play option and won $100,000 and the rest won $50,000 each.
As such, there are nine ways to win the Powerball. That was the largest prize won in the state. But it's still $11 million more than last week's jackpot.
Winners have 180 days to claim their prize.