Updated Powerball Winning Numbers and Lottery Results: Did Anyone Win the Powerball October 6?

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The October 6, 2012 Powerball results are in, and players are probably wondering if anyone won the jackpot? Saturday’s Powerball winning numbers are 15, 26, 34, 36, 59, and the Powerball number is 35. The jackpot was for an estimated $40,000,000. Unfortunately, no one won it! The good news is, the jackpot rolled over and will now be worth $50,000,000 for the next drawing.

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Powerball Winners 10/6/2012

Not only weren’t there any Powerball jackpot winners, but there aren’t any $2,000,000 lottery winners either! In fact, there’s only high-tier, and it was one (1) Match 5 + 0 Rhode Island lottery winner. The total amount of high-tier money won last night? Only $1,000,000!

There might not have been a lot of really big prizes won, but there are twenty (20) Match 4 + 1 winners Saturday night. The standard prize for matching four out of five white Powerball winning numbers, and the Powerball number is $10,000. Sixteen (16) out of twenty (20) winners will get checks for $10,000. Luckily, the remaining four (4) second-tier winners spent an extra dollar on Power Play tickets and will have their prize winnings automatically increased to $40,000!

A total of 424,692 October 6 Powerball winners scored $3,947,808 in prizes ranging from $4 to $1,000,000. Maybe next week’s drawing will bring in more players and more importantly, a lot more lottery winners!

When is the Next Powerball Drawing?

The next Powerball drawing is October 10 at 10:59 p.m. ET. Wednesday’s estimated jackpot is worth $50,000,000 annuity, or $32,300,000 cash-value. 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.

See all Donna’s Mega Millions winning numbers and Powerball results at Gather.com.

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