Are you hoping to match all six Powerball winning numbers for the October 20, 2012 jackpot? You're not alone! Millions of hopeful lottery winners are also using their secret lottery formulas for the Powerball numbers Saturday night.
Tonight's estimated jackpot is $80,000,000 annuity, or about $52,600,000 in cold hard cash. Don't forget, Uncle Sam will be expecting you to pay your "fair" share of federal and state taxes (if applicable).
Make sure to check the comments section at the bottom of this page shortly after the drawing for the Saturday, October 20 Powerball results.
Latest Powerball Winners
On Friday, it was announced that a Pennsylvania Powerball winner had purchased a $2,000,000 winning ticket at Wegmans in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania for Wednesday's drawing.
Philly.com also reported on Friday, that a $2,000,000 winning ticket was also purchased from the Delaware Lottery at the EZ Check Food Store on College Road in Dover.
On Wednesday, lottery officials announced a Rhode Island Powerball winner spent an extra dollar on a third-tier Power Play ticket and won $40,000. The standard prize is normally $10,000, but the Power Play option made all the difference! The winning ticket was sold at Convenience Plus, 1501 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI.
Recent Powerball Numbers and Results
The most recent Powerball results for the October 17, 2012 drawing, were 1, 7, 10, 23, 42, and the Powerball number was 35. There were no Powerball jackpot winners for this drawing.
What Time Is the October 20 Powerball Drawing?
The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for 10:59pm ET, October 20, 2012. Saturday's jackpot is for an estimated $80,000,000 annuity. The Powerball game is played in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
Please Play Responsibly
Remember, playing the lottery should be fun, but sometimes too much lottery fun can be addictive and could ruin lives. Please play responsibly, and don't spend more than you're willing to lose.