Powerball jackpot reaches $359 million

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CHICAGO, IL — The Powerball jackpot now stands at $359 million for Wednesday’s drawing. The Powerball jackpot has been rolling since the Wednesday, September 21st, drawing.

The winning numbers from the Saturday, November 19th, drawing were – 16 – 24 – 28 – 43 – 61 – and the Powerball number was 21. While there was no jackpot winner in Saturday night’s drawing, Illinois players won more than 43,000 prizes, ranging from $4 to $200.

Illinois residents, 18 and older, can purchase Powerball and all of the Illinois Lottery’s draw-based game tickets by using the Illinois Lottery’s mobile app. The free app (the first of its kind in the United States) is available for download on iOS and Android devices and offers any Illinois adult the chance to purchase lottery tickets on their smartphone.

QUICK POWERBALL FACTS:

  • Current jackpot at $359 million; cash value of $219.6 million
  • Jackpots start at $40 million
  • Plays cost $2 each
  • Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1:292,201,338
  • Drawings are at 9:59 PM (CT) every Wednesday and Saturday

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