Powerball lottery winning numbers for Wednesday, April 24. Jackpot is $129 million (2024)

Lianna Norman,Jennifer SangalangUSA TODAY NETWORK - Florida

Will a $2 Powerball lottery ticket make you a multimillionaire overnight?

After no one claimed the Powerball lottery jackpot in the drawing for $115 million on Monday, April 22, the prize rolled over to $129 million for the Powerball drawing on Wednesday, April 24.

The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, April 24 were 2-20-22-26-47 and the Powerball was 21. Power Play was 4x.

Although no one won Monday's Earth Day jackpot, one lucky ticket in New York matched five numbers for a $1 million prize.

Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, 4/24/2024:

The Powerball lottery jackpot is no longer in the running to become the largest lottery jackpot of all time. After two months of rollovers, the jackpot was won at $1.3 billion with a cash option of $608.9 million on Saturday, April 6.

It was the fourth highest Powerball jackpot of all time and the eighth-highest lottery jackpot of all time.

The jackpot for Wednesday, April 22 is now back in the triple digits and sits at $129 million with a cash option of $59.6 million.

The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, April 24 were 2-20-22-26-47 and the Powerball was 21. Power Play was 4x.

In case you're wondering, the winning numbers for the Earth Day Powerball drawing on Monday, April 22 were 12-16-33-39-52 and the Powerball was 1. Power Play was 2x.

Tickets start at $2 apiece. Below is what to know about lottery odds, how long to claim the cash option if you bought a ticket in Florida, and what happens to unclaimed prize money, according to the Florida Lottery.

Good luck!

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Powerball results 4/24/24, $129 million drawing

The Wednesday, 4/24/24, Powerball jackpot is $129 million, with a cash option of $59.6 million. The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, April 24 were 2-20-22-26-47 and the Powerball was 21. Power Play was 4x.

When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next Powerball drawing will be held at 11 p.m. EDT on Saturday, April 27.

How long do you have to cash in a winning Florida Lottery ticket?

Prizes for Florida Lottery must be claimed within 180 days (six months) from the date of the drawing. To claim a single-payment cash option, a winner has within the first 60 days after the applicable draw date to claim it. Florida Lottery says its scratch-off tickets and Fast Play game prizes "must be claimed within 60 days of the official end-of-game date. Once the applicable time period has elapsed, the related Florida Lottery ticket will expire."

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What is the average chance of winning Powerball?

Powerball drawings are held at 11 p.m. EST Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. According toPowerball.com, players have a 1 in 292.2 million chance to match all six numbers. Prizes range from $2 to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

Can Florida lottery winners remain anonymous?

According toFlorida Lottery's website, winners cannot remain anonymous: "Florida law mandates that the Florida Lottery provide records containing information such as the winner's name, city of residence; game won, date won, and amount won to any third party who requests the information."

However, the site states, the "names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or greater will be temporarily exempt from public disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed, unless otherwise waived by the winner."

Lottery experts and lawyers have said there are ways to remain anonymous if you win.

Who won, how long did it take to win Powerball, Mega Millions and those billion-dollar jackpots?

What are the Top 10 biggest Powerball jackpots in history?

Here are the Top 10 Powerball jackpots as of April 24, 2024:

What are the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history?

The following Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots made the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history, as of April 24, 2024.

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Powerball lottery winning numbers for Wednesday, April 24. Jackpot is $129 million (2024)

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