Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $144 Million

STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $144 million, or $74.7 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.

No one matched all five numbers and the red Power Ball number in Saturday’s drawing to win the top prize. The winning numbers for May 21 were 02, 08, 40, 49 and 50. The Power Ball number was 36 and the Power Play multiplier was 3.

William “Bill” Swanson II of Houston, Texas, was the last person to win the Powerball jackpot. He bought the winning ticket in the April 23 drawing, which is worth $74 million, while visiting his mother in Indiana for Easter.

Tonight’s drawing will be held at 11 p.m. and televised on NJN-TV, the New Jersey Network.

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