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Will Powerball make you a multimillionaire overnight? Check this story after 11 p.m. EST to see the winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, March 9.

After no one matched all five numbers plus the Powerball in the Wednesday, March 6, drawing for $485 million, the jackpot rolled over to $521 million for the drawing on Saturday, March 9.

In case you’re curious, Wednesday’s winning numbers were 6-19-28-44-60 and the Powerball was 10. Power Play was 2x.

Tickets start at $2 apiece. Below is what to know about lottery odds, how long to claim the cash option if you bought a ticket in Florida, and what happens to unclaimed prize money, according to the Florida Lottery.

Good luck!

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Powerball results 3/9/24, $521 million drawing

Saturday’s jackpot is $521 million and the cash option is $254.8 million. Check here after 11 p.m. EST to see the winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing.

When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next Powerball drawing will be held on Monday, March 11 at 11 p.m. EST.

an estimated $486 million with a cash option of $233 million

an estimated $460 million with a cash option of $211.8 million

an estimated $443 million with a cash option of $212.3 million

When did the current Powerball jackpot start?

The latest series of Powerball lottery drawings started after the Jan. 1, New Year’s Day, drawing for $842.4 million ended with a winner. Here’s a recap of the drawings and how much the jackpot has grown since then.

Prizes for Florida Lottery must be claimed within 180 days (six months) from the date of the drawing. To claim a single-payment cash option, a winner has within the first 60 days after the applicable draw date to claim it. Florida Lottery says its scratch-off tickets and Fast Play game prizes “must be claimed within 60 days of the official end-of-game date. Once the applicable time period has elapsed, the related Florida Lottery ticket will expire.”

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What is the average chance of winning Powerball?

Powerball drawings are held at 11 p.m. EST Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. According to Powerball.com, players have a 1 in 292.2 million chance to match all six numbers. Prizes range from $2 to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

Can Florida lottery winners remain anonymous?

According to Florida Lottery’s website, winners cannot remain anonymous: “Florida law mandates that the Florida Lottery provide records containing information such as the winner’s name, city of residence; game won, date won, and amount won to any third party who requests the information.”

However, the site states, the “names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or greater will be temporarily exempt from public disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed, unless otherwise waived by the winner.”

Lottery experts and lawyers have said there are ways to remain anonymous if you win.

As of March 9, 2024, there have been nine lottery jackpots that have reached or surpassed $1 billion. Only once has a jackpot surpassed $2 billion.

Who won, how long did it take to win Powerball, Mega Millions and those billion-dollar jackpots?

What are the Top 10 biggest Powerball jackpots in history?

Here are the Top 10 Powerball jackpots as of March 9, 2024:

What are the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history?

The following Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots made the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history, as of March 9, 2024.

Sangalang is a lead digital producer for USA TODAY Network-Florida. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram at @byjensangalang. Support local journalism. Consider subscribing to a Florida newspaper.

This article originally appeared on Treasure Coast Newspapers: Anyone win the Powerball jackpot on Saturday, March 9?





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