Powerball Winning Numbers: May 28 Lottery Results, Jackpot Hits $200 million

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The Powerball winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing on May 28, 2011, are 12, 20, 43, 51, 55, the Power Ball is 11, and the PowerPlay number is X 4. There were no Powerball jackpot winners in tonight’s drawing. The next Powerball drawing will be an estimated $200,000,000 annuity, or $105,200,000 cash-value lump-sum before taxes.

Recent Powerball Winners

Tonight’s lottery drawing was the tenth Powerball drawing since Indiana’s Hoosier Lottery sold a winning Powerball ticket worth $74,000,000 to William “Bill” Swanson II of Houston, Texas.

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Saturday’s May 28th Powerball drawing didn’t produce any jackpot winners, or any Match 5 + 0 second-tier $1,000,000 PowerPlay winners either. There were however five (5) second-tier winners that matched all five white Powerball winning numbers, but not the red Powerball number for $200,00 each. The winners were from Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, and Texas.

The May 28th drawing also produced forty-eight (48) additional Match 4 + 1 winners for $10,000 each. If these lottery winners spent an extra dollar on the PowerPlay option, their prize winnings would automatically multiply by the PowerPlay number, which just happens to be 4, for $40,000!

Pennsylvania Powerball Winner

In recent lottery news, someone bought a winning Powerball ticket from Giant Food Store, at 3 Doublewoods Road, in Langhorne, Bucks County for the May 21st drawing. The winning lottery ticket matched all five white Powerball winning numbers, but not the red Power Ball for $200,000. Had the Powerball winner spent an extra dollar for the PowerPlay option, the lottery prize money would have instantly been worth $1,000,000.

When is the Next Powerball Drawing?

The next Powerball drawing is Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 11:00pm ET. The estimated grand prize has risen to an astounding $200,000,000 annuity. What could you do with $200,000,000? You might not have had any luck matching all six Powerball winning numbers tonight, but there’s always next Wednesday’s drawing. Hey, it could be your turn next!

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.

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