The 18th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history on Saturday night is worth $349 million with a cash option of $211.3 million.

The drawing will be held at Florida Lottery’s headquarters in Tallahassee at 10:59 p.m. It will be televised on WABC-7 in the the New York City area and WPVI-6 near Philadelphia. will post the winning numbers immediately following the drawing. 

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While no one won the jackpot on Wednesday, five second-prize tickets worth $1 million each were sold, including one in New Jersey at the Stop & Shop in Tenafly. Others were sold in New York, California, Florida and Georgia. 

There have already been three $1 million Powerball tickets sold in the state this year. Others were bought in Oakhurst for the Feb. 4 drawing and in Woodbridge for the Jan. 28 drawing. There has also been a $1 Mega Millions ticket sold in Sussex Borough.  

Wednesday’s winning numbers were 5, 28, 33, 38 and 42. The Powerball was 19

No one has hit the jackpot in more than two months. On Dec. 17, a Pennsylvania couple who bought a ticket in Delaware won a $121.6 million drawing. They chose to remain anonymous, as Delaware is one of six states which doesn’t require lottery winners to be publicly identified.

Last year ended with seven Powerball jackpots being won, down from 12 in 2015. 

One of those was the record $1.58 billion prize shared by winners in Tennessee, California and Florida on Jan. 13, 2016. Another was a $429.6 million windfall shared by a Trenton woman and her seven adult children on May 7. 

The odds of a $2 ticket hitting the jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. A players who buys a $2 ticket has approximately a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers but not the Powerball.

Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. 


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