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$500 million Powerball numbers announced

Posted at 10:06 PM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-07 01:15:59-05

Winning the lottery is the stuff of dreams for people all across the nation, but this time it's worth a whole lot more. 

The winning number for the $500 million Powerball Jackpot are:

02,11,47,62,63

and the Powerball is:

17 

The chance of winning this Powerball is on in 292.2 million. That means you are more likely to become president than win the jackpot. 

The cash payout for is $306 million. The last time the Powerball surged this high was last February when it went up to $564 million. If there's no winner tonight the winnings will just keep growing.

The Powerball lottery is played by 44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

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