Powerball numbers for 'New Year's Eve (eve)' $390.1M jackpot

The Powerball jackpot is won by matching all five white balls out of a drum of 69 balls in any order and the red Powerball out of a drum of 26 balls. The Mega Millions jackpot works by picking five numbers between one and 70 and one additional

The Powerball jackpot is won by matching all five white balls out of a drum of 69 balls in any order and the red Powerball out of a drum of 26 balls. The Mega Millions jackpot works by picking five numbers between one and 70 and one additional

Corrections & Clarifications. A previous version of this article misidentified the date of the next Powerball drawing.

The Powerball jackpot has jumped to $384 million for tonight's drawing after no winners hit all five numbers plus the Powerball number in Wednesday night's drawing.

People in our area were busy running to gas stations getting a ticket - or more than one!

The $384 million prize ranks 14th all-time in Powerball jackpots.

The odds of winning the Powerball drawing are only 1 in 292.2 million. Powerball is played in all the same places, plus Puerto Rico.

The biggest Powerball jackpot ever was a whopping $1.6 billion that was split three ways in 2016.

The estimated jackpot is $390.1 million. IL lotto player Patricia Busking nabbed the Mega Millions in mid-August, taking home $393 million.

According to the website, powerball.net, IN lays claim to 39 jackpot winners since the game began IN 1992, totaling 10.7 percent of all jackpot winners.

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