How much is the powerball number worth?

If you hit only the red Powerball without any white ball numbers, you earn the prize of $4.

Powerball Prizes and Odds

Powerball is a combined large jackpot game and a cash game, draw days are every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

They draw five white b@lls out of a drum with 59 blls and one red ball out of a drum with 35 red b@lls. Draw sales cut off at least 59 minutes before the draw.

Players win by matching one of the 9 Ways to Win. The jackpot (won by matching all five white blls in any order and the red Powerball) is either an annuitized prize paid out over 29 years (30 payments) or a lump sum payment.

Each ticket costs $2. If the winner chooses the annuity, the annual payment will be increased each year by the percentage set out in the Powerball game rules.

Tip! Check out seven-time lottery winner shares secret to winning Powerball at CBS News.

Just In! Tickets in Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico had the winning numbers in Wednesday's drawing (Feb. 11) for a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot.

Sue Dooley, senior drawing manager for the Multi-State Lottery Association, told the Associated Press that the Puerto Rico ticket was the first Powerball jackpot winner ever sold outside the continental United States. Puerto Rico joined Powerball less than a year ago.

The winning numbers in Wednesday's drawing were: 11, 13, 25, 39, 54 and the Powerball 19. Read more of the story at Fox News.

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Monday, February 16 2015