TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth up to $146 million. No one has won the game’s top prize since a Pennsylvania couple claimed the jackpot worth $128.8 million in the Christmas Eve drawing last year.
One lucky New Jersey Lottery player did win a $10,000 third prize in the Wednesday, Jan. 25 drawing. The winning ticket was sold by Heights Pharmacy in Piscataway.
NJ Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger said that in addition to the one $10,000 winner, 38,256 other New Jersey players took home an estimated $213,235 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200.
The winning numbers for the Wednesday, Jan. 25 drawing were: 04, 19, 28, 29, and 47 and the Red Power Ball number was 5.
Tonight’s 11 p.m. Powerball drawing will be shown live on the New Jersey Lottery’s website, NJLottery.net.
The multi-state Powerball game is played in 44 states and jurisdictions. Beginning with the Jan. 18 drawing, the game’s rules changed to promote larger prizes and better odds and the ticket price increased to $2.
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