The Latest Powerball Results and Draw Prizes for May 17

By: Dan Cooper

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Get ready for the Powerball draw on Wednesday

If you are a fan of lotteries, Powerball is one of the most popular and attractive lotteries in the United States. This Wednesday, another Powerball draw is held, and the jackpot stands at $145 million dollars.

How to play Powerball?

To play, each participant must choose SIX numbers: five numbers between 1 and 69, which correspond to the white balls, and another number between 1 and 26, corresponding to the Powerball (PB) or red ball. The player who guesses the number of the six balls wins the jackpot.

Powerball drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 pm ET/ 9:59 pm CT/ 7:59 pm PT from the Florida Lottery’s drawing studio in Tallahassee. It is available in 45 states of the country, except Alabama, Nevada, Utah, Hawaii and Alaska. It can also be played in Washington DC, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

The cost of the ticket is $2.

Powerball results today: numbers that fell and draw prizes

After not having a winner last Monday, this Wednesday, the Powerball jackpot has increased and stands at $146 million, with a cash value of $78.2 million. The Powerball winning numbers for May 17 are:

This note will be updated once today’s winning numbers are posted at 10:59 pm ET.

Jackpot winners may choose to receive their prize in the form of an annuity, paid in 30 staggered payments over 29 years, or in a single payment. The corresponding taxes will be applied regardless of the payment method chosen by the winner.

How much do you win with 1, 2 or 3 numbers in Powerball?

In addition to the jackpot, these combinations can also give you cash prizes:

  • 5 numbers + Powerball: prize highest
  • 5 Numbers: $1,000,000
  • 4 Numbers + Powerball: $50,000
  • 4 Numbers: $100
  • 3 Numbers + Powerball: $100
  • 3 Numbers: $7
  • 2 Numbers + Powerball: $7
  • 1 Number + Powerball: $4
  • Powerball: $4

When is the next Powerball drawing held?

If you miss the draw on May 17, don’t worry. The next Powerball drawing dates are:

  • Saturday May 20
  • Monday May 22
  • Wednesday May 24
  • Saturday May 27
  • Monday May 29

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