Feeling lucky tonight? The Powerball jackpot is $90,000,000, and the lucky lottery winner that matches all six Powerball winning numbers January 16, 2013 will be filthy rich! Of course Wednesday's prize amount is for the winner that can wait 30 years to collect it all in full. If you have immediate plans for your millions, you might want to take the cash prize of $57,200,000 in one-time lump sum as soon as the ink dries on your check!
Before you spend all that money, keep in mind both prize options are before taxes. Even still, that's a lot of money and will go a long way to paying down debt, buying a new house, or sending your kids to college! What are your plans in case you win the Powerball jackpot?
Make sure to check the comments section at the bottom of this page shortly after the drawing for the Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Powerball results.
Virginia Powerball Winner Claims Huge Prize
A Virginia lottery winner is pretty pleased with himself after winning a second-tier Powerball prize. Keith Copeland of Disputanta, Virginia, claimed his $1,000,000 Powerball prize Tuesday, January 15, for a winning ticket he played in the Saturday, January 12 drawing. His lucky Powerball numbers were 10, 14, 21, 23, and 47, but not the red Powerball number of 7.
The Washington Post reported Copeland purchased his winning Powerball ticket at Salem Market, 11420 South Crater Road in Petersburg, Virginia, and is Virginia Lottery's eighth such winner in the past eight weeks! It seems Virginia is quickly becoming one of the luckiest states to buy Powerball tickets!
Latest Powerball Numbers and Results
The most recent Powerball results for the Saturday, January 12 drawing, were 10, 14, 21, 23, 47, and the red Powerball number was 7. There were no Powerball jackpot winners for this drawing.
What Time is Tonight's Powerball Drawing?
The next Powerball drawing on January 16, 2013, is at 10:59 p.m. EST. Wednesday's estimated jackpot is $90,000,000 annuity, or a one-time cash payment of $57,200,000. The Powerball game is played in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings.