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Powerball Winning Numbers For 12/25/2019 Drawing: $183M Jackpot

Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the lottery jackpot drawing on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019.

By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Dec 25, 2019 6:27 p m ET | Updated Dec 25, 2019 11:02 p m ET

The Powerball jackpot stands at a merry $183 million for the player who’s purchased the winning ticket on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $122.9 million.

The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.

In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.

The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Dec. 25, are: 02, 04, 16, 30, 46 and the Powerball of 20.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.

A player in South Carolina claimed the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Oct. 23, 2018, game officials said.

To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.

You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to the officials with the lottery. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.

Powerball tickets cost $2 each. Find locations where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.

These are the five largest Powerball jackpots in the game’s history:

  • $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
  • $768.4 million, March 27, 2019
  • $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
  • $688 million, Oct. 27, 2018
  • $590.5 million, May 18, 2013

Winners can choose to either have the full jackpot amount paid out in 30 installments over 29 years, or winners can take one lump sum payment that is smaller than the actual total.

Powerball Winning Numbers For 12/25/2019 Drawing: $183M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the lottery jackpot drawing on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019.

Powerball Numbers for December 25, 2019

The Powerball numbers for the drawing on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 10:59pm EST are displayed on this page and the winning numbers drawn were:

  • 4
  • 16
  • 2
  • 30
  • 46
  • 20
  • 2

Payouts

Match Prize Amount Winners Prize Fund Amount
5 + Powerball $188,600,000 Rollover 0 No Winners
5 $1,000,000 4 $4,000,000
4 + Powerball $50,000 21 $1,050,000
4 $100 453 $45,300
3 + Powerball $100 1,046 $104,600
3 $7 28,748 $201,236
2 + Powerball $7 20,722 $145,054
1 + Powerball $4 151,223 $604,892
0 + Powerball $4 346,774 $1,387,096

Power-Play Prizes

Match Prize Amount Winners Prize Fund Amount
5 (with Power Play) $2,000,000 0 No Winners
4 + Powerball (with Power Play) $100,000 6 $600,000
4 (with Power Play) $200 103 $20,600
3 + Powerball (with Power Play) $200 291 $58,200
3 (with Power Play) $14 6,979 $97,706
2 + Powerball (with Power Play) $14 4,938 $69,132
1 + Powerball (with Power Play) $8 33,598 $268,784
0 + Powerball (with Power Play) $8 76,177 $609,416

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Powerball numbers for Wednesday December 25 2019, with information on payouts, winners in each prize tier and the location of any jackpot winning tickets sold.