Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday
The Powerball Lottery is a popular game played across 45 states in the United States, as well as Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
And after the excitement of Monday's $754.6 million top prize winner, the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's lottery drawing has reset to an estimated $20 million, with a cash option of $10.8 m
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Powerball Lottery, players select five numbers from a pool of 1 to 69, and one Powerball number from a pool of 1 to 26.
The odds of hitting the jackpot are 292,201,388 to 1, but even matching just the Powerball number gives players a chance to win some fantastic prizes.
So, what were the winning numbers for Wednesday's Powerball drawing? The numbers were 52, 58, 59, 64, and 66, and the Powerball drawn was 9, with a Power Play of 2X.
While the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are not in favor of players, it's still a thrilling experience to imagine what life would be like with millions of dollars.
And even though no one won the top prize on Wednesday, there were still several players who won big!
Six second-prize tickets worth at least $1 million were purchased across the country, including three in New York, two in Michigan, and one in Texas.
In New Jersey, two lucky players each matched four numbers plus the Powerball, earning themselves a third-prize ticket worth at least $50,000 each.
And in Burlington, one lucky player who bought their ticket at Wawa on Salem Road and opted for the Power Play option won $100,000,
Powerball is played on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, offering players multiple chances to win big each week.
While the odds may not be in their favor, many people still enjoy the excitement and anticipation of waiting for the numbers to be drawn.