Powerball Results, Numbers for 9/11/19: Did Anyone Win the $50 Million Jackpot on Wednesday (Last) Night?

The Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night stood at $50 million. But did anyone take home the big prize?

The winning numbers for September 11 were 6-17-24-53-57. The Power Ball was 3 with a Power Play of X3.

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There were no winners of the jackpot or Match 5 this time. Three winners secured a prize of $150,000 by matching four balls, the Power Ball and also having the Power Play. There were eight winners of the $50,000 who matched four balls, the Power Ball, but didn't have the Power Play.

Check your winning numbers on the Powerball website.

Powerball Results September 11 2019
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The last jackpot was won on September 4, 2019, by a single ticket in New York. The jackpot was an estimated $80 million at the time of the drawing. The winning numbers were white balls 4, 8, 30, 52, 59, plus Powerball 2, and Power Play multiplier 10X.

This was the fifth time the Powerball jackpot has been hit this year. The Powerball jackpot was previously won in Wisconsin ($768.4M) in the March 27 drawing, North Carolina ($344.6M) in the June 1 drawing, Tennessee ($198M) in the July 13 drawing, and New York ($148M) in the August 17 drawing.

How do you play Powerball?

Powerball draws, which are broadcast live from the lottery studio in Tallahassee, Florida, take place on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m. EDT, meaning there are just three days to go until the next one.

The jackpot now stands at $60 million with a cash option of $42.7 million. The next Powerball draw is on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Powerball is one of the most widely played lottery games in the country, with tickets sold in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to its website.

Powerball tickets cost $2 per play. In the game, players select five numbers from 1 to 69, in addition to one Powerball number from 1 to 26. Furthermore, players can multiply any non-jackpot prizes using the Power Play option for an additional $1 per go in certain circumstances.

According to Powerball, the odds of winning a prize are the same in every Powerball drawing. The website states that a player has 1 in 24.9 chance of winning a prize when the jackpot is $40 million, and it doesn't change if the jackpot is $1 billion.

It is also not based on the number of tickets sold; even if there are more tickets sold in a particular drawing, odds of winning a prize remain the same.

When it comes to PowerPlay, the website states that for an additional $1 per play, non-jackpot prizes can be multiplied 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X or 10X. The multiplier number is randomly chosen before each number draw. The 10X multiplier is only in play when the advertised jackpot annuity is $150 million or less.

The next drawing will be on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 10:59 p.m. EDT.

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