The Powerball jackpot has no obvious winners yet. This fact alone has raised the sweepstakes to $194 million.
According to the Powerball website, the Wednesday's Jackpot drawing of lots ended up in no winners whatsoever. The $171 million Powerball jackpot prize has no winners. This made the final jackpot amount to $194 million. Out of these $194 million, amount of cash value would be $110.7 million without taxes.
The next date set for the selection of the lucky individual who will bag the prize is Saturday, February 1st, 2014. The winning numbers of the January 29th Powerball drawing were: 11, 23, 28, 32, 47 and 20. And 2 was the Power Play number.
The amount in dollars of the prize is so astronomical. But there are obviously some people who will be winners or at least come close to winning. And there were 592,462 number of winners in 29th January drawing who won a total of $8,662,771.
Most of the chances of winning this lottery are stacked against the majority though. It has been found though that winning lotteries can be quite stressful. So the losing parties at least have that as an alibi and reassurance.