Check Your Tickets! These Are The Winning Powerball Numbers
(CBS) — Those who rushed to buy Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing are (finally) learning their fate as the winning numbers were chosen from a drum just after 11 p.m. ET.
Winning Powerball Numbers
6, 7, 16, 23, 26 and Powerball 4
The $758 million prize reflects the annuity option, paid over 29 years. Taken as a lump sum, the.
The jackpot increased late Wednesday from a previous $700 million prize.
Federal income tax of 39.6 percent would dwindle the winnings down to about $267 million, and state and local taxes would also apply.
If you’re one of the lucky ones to match all six numbers, you overcame the odds of winning … a dismal 1 in 292.2 million.
Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
there’s one place that has had a string of luck however.
South of Wisconsin’s Lake Winnebago, the town of Fond du Lac — meaning “bottom of the lake” in French — is at the top of the list for producing winning tickets.
Stores on Main Street, now dubbed the “Miracle Mile,” have sold more than 14 winning tickets in the past 20 years that have claimed $300 million.