So far, there have been no Powerball jackpot winners in 2013. The first drawing of the year was on Wednesday, 01/02, but there were no winners.
There was, however, a $2 million Match 5 Power Play winner in Rhode Island. There were no winners of the $1 million Match 5 prize.
There were a total of 361,413 winners on Wednesday, winning a total of $4,408,038 in non-jackpot prizes.
The winning numbers for Wednesday's drawing were: 18, 20, 28, 35, 53, Powerball: 20.
The current estimated jackpot is now up to $60 million at $39.2 million cash value. The next drawing is on Saturday, 01/05.
Odds of winning the jackpot, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, are 1 in 175,223,510.
Here's a sampling of the current Powerball chatter on Twitter:
Wouldn't that be dope to know someone that hit the megamillions or powerball jackpot?
#Sincewebeinghonest if your mother isnt the first person you'd take care of if you hit powerball, you are an ungrateful ass
Is it really too much to ask for 711 to sell me the winning powerball ticket?!
@MindyMoo Powerball & an escape to a tropical island...that's my plan...my slightly delusional plan.
GOD please help me,I hate this thing of always saying Eish Eish Eish when I played #Powerball please GOD make one Day be my Day I Love u
So everybody at work put in for da powerball and we won $65 and this bitch buys pretzels with it
I needa win that 60 million powerball
I just need to win powerball or megamillions and start my productive life of shopping and sleeping my life away #Perfection
Purchased a powerball ticket.As I ascend my crystal staircase into my mansion next week,remember that I'll always be one of you.
A Florida ticket won the $50 million jackpot last week, before the new year.