Powerball Winning Numbers at $70M April 13: California Lottery Winners Strike It Big in First Drawing
Feeling lucky? Then hopefully you bought the winning Powerball ticket for the April 13, 2013 drawing. Saturday’s Powerball winning numbers are worth $70,000,000 annuity, or $45,400,000 as a one time cash option before taxes. This is the fourth drawing since one Illinois Powerball winner won a $50,000,000 jackpot on March 30. The grand prize has increased $10,000,000 with each drawing. It’s about time someone won again, and it may as well be you!
If no one matches all six lottery numbers Saturday night, the next estimated Powerball jackpot will likely climb to $80,000,000 or more!
Make sure to check the comments section at the bottom of this page shortly after the drawing for the Saturday, April 13, 2013 Powerball results.
California Powerball Winners Score 123,634 Powerball Prizes
Hopeful California lottery winners have one more reason to be happy. Out of a total of 541,908 Powerball winning tickets sold for the Wednesday, April 10 drawingÂ—the first California Powerball drawing everÂ—123,634 of those tickets were purchased in California! According to ABC News, “More than 3 million tickets were sold in California alone, setting a national lotto record.”
Five of those lucky California lottery winners matched four out of five white Powerball winning numbers, and the red Powerball number for the second-tier prize. The standard size prize for holding a second place ticket is normally $10,000. However, California Powerball prize amounts are pari-mutuel, and may vary depending on ticket sales and number of winners. This time around, Match 4 + 1 California Powerball winners scored higher than usual and will each receive checks for $12,473.
There were plenty of smaller size California Powerball prizes to hand out as well. 197 Match 4 + 0 winners will receive prizes of $107 each, and 299 Match 4 + 1 winners will receive prizes of $110. An additional 123,133 winners scored prizes of $4 and $7. Tonight is the second Powerball drawing for Californians. Will it be another big win?
Latest Powerball Results, Numbers and Winners
The most recent Powerball results for the Wednesday, April 10 drawing, were 1, 36, 40, 52, 53, and the red Powerball number was 20. There were no Powerball jackpot winners for this drawing. There was only one (1) Match 5 + 0 winner for $1,000,000. The winning ticket was sold by the Indiana Lottery commission.
What Time is Tonight’s Powerball Drawing?
The next Powerball drawing on April 13, 2013, is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. EDT. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings.