Got lottery fever? The latest Powerball drawing offers a very healthy payout for someone holding a ticket with the right numbers.
Here are Saturday’s winning numbers:
21-28-30-40-59, Powerball: 26, PowerPlay: 3X
The estimated jackpot is $281 million. The lump sum payment before taxes would be about $166.8 million. If there is no jackpot winner, the amount grows larger for the next drawing.
The last time someone won the Powerball jackpot was Oct. 27 when tickets sold in New York and Iowa split a $687.7 million payout.
Powerball is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball champions.
The drawings are held at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Wednesdays and Saturdays. Deadline to purchase tickets is 9:45 p.m.