The winning numbers drawn for the Wednesday night Powerball game were: 2, 18, 37, 39, 42 and 12.
Results are pending on whether anyone won the jackpot, which earlier was up to $440 million. Results are pending on the current estimated jackpot, according to the Powerball website.
While there was no grand prize jackpot winner for the Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, two tickets matched the five white balls, including one sold in Ohio for a $1 million second prize. The second was sold in Florida, and was worth $4 million because the ticket buyer paid an extra $1 for the optional Megaplier, which was 4x for Tuesday’s drawing. The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $418 million ahead of its Friday drawing.
Lottery fever is on the rise as the jackpots continue to grow for Powerball and Mega Millions.
No one had the winning ticket last night for Mega Millions and that jackpot has grown to $418 million with a cash option value of $261 million.
The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday. Mega Millions tickets cost $2. The odds of matching the five numbers plus the Mega Ball is one in more than 302 million, according to the Mega Millions website.