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Powerball Winning Numbers For 11/24/2018: $155 Million Jackpot

What are the Powerball winning numbers for the $155 million Nov. 24, 2018, drawing?

By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Nov 24, 2018 9:30 p m ET | Updated Nov 24, 2018 11:03 p m ET

If you’re lucky enough to claim tonight’s $155 million Powerball jackpot you could do practically unlimited Cyber Monday shopping. The one-time cash payout for Saturday’s drawing will be an estimated $88.5 million to the player who correctly selects all of the lottery numbers.

What time are the winning Powerball numbers drawn? Numbers are selected every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results typically posted within five minutes.

The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Nov. 24, are: 11, 33, 51, 56, 58 and the Powerball of 18.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016. Someone in South Carolina claimed the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Oct. 23.

The Powerball game is played by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338. Powerball tickets cost $2 each, and are sold at thousands of Lottery retailers. Find out where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.

In most states, ticket sales cut off at least an hour before the drawing, but a state may cut off sales earlier, such as Illinois, which ends sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the sales cut-off time.

You have a better chance of hitting the jackpot if you let the computer pick your numbers, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which operates the Powerball game and reports that about 75 percent of winning tickets have numbers chosen by a computer.

The largest Powerball jackpots ever are as follows:

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  • $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
  • $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
  • $688 million, Oct. 27, 2018
  • $590.5 million, May 18, 2013
  • $587.5 million, Nov. 28, 2012
  • $564.1 million, Feb. 11, 2015
  • $559.7 million, Jan. 6, 2018
  • $487.0 million, July 30, 2016
  • $456 million, March 17, 2018
  • $448.4 million, Aug. 7, 2013
  • $447.8 million, June 10, 2017
  • $435.3 million, Feb. 22, 2017

When millions more players take part in the game at times there’s a huge jackpot, that doesn’t change your odds of winning, the lottery says. The odds of winning a prize are the same in every Powerball drawing — you have a 1 in 24.9 chance of winning a prize when the jackpot reaches $40 million or $1 billion.

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The lottery game is played in 44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball drawings can be seen on 125 TV stations nationwide. They may also be available on cable or your mobile device. Drawing shows are also posted to Powerball.com under the video section and to YouTube.

Claiming, Safeguarding Winnings

So, what should you do if you are lucky enough to claim the Powerball jackpot? Many lottery winners hire an attorney, financial planner or both, since most people don’t exactly know what to do when they suddenly come into so much money. Some even bring their lawyer with them to claim their prize. The lottery does not offer counseling services or financial advice for winners.

You have two choices when you claim your prize: the full value paid in 30 installments over 29 years, or a one-time lump sum that is smaller than the actual total. Then there are the taxes. The federal tax on lottery winnings is 25 percent. Then, any extra income taxes like state or city would apply.

Financial experts suggest that if you can get more than a 3 or 4 percent return on an investment, the lump sum is actually the best way to go in the long-term.

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Powerball Winning Numbers For 11/24/2018: $155 Million Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – What are the Powerball winning numbers for the $155 million Nov. 24, 2018, drawing?

Powerball results for 11/24/18; jackpot worth $153 million

The Powerball Numbers (white) for Nov. 24: 11-33-51-56-58. The Red Powerball Power Number: 18.The Power Play Number: 2. (Courtesy Michigan State Lottery)

LANSING, MI – The Powerball jackpot continues to rise as there was no winner of the $153 million jackpot for the drawing held on Saturday, Nov. 24.

That means the drawing on Wednesday, Nov. 28 will be worth $171 million with a cash option of $98.7 million.

The Powerball Numbers (white) for Nov. 24: 11-33-51-56-58

The Red Powerball Power Number: 18

The Power Play Number: 2

Powerball winners for Nov. 24:

  • Along with no grand prize winner, no one matched all five white numbers drawn to win $ 1 million.
  • In Michigan, four tickets sold won $200. That was the largest prize won in the state.
  • There were 548,752 tickets sold in the drawing that won at least $4. In Michigan, there were 15,403 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing.

Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Tickets cost $2 each.

In other Michigan Lottery news:

  • The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday, Nov. 27, with an estimated jackpot of $172 million and cash option of $9t569 million.
  • The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $2.6 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
  • Sunday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $105,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.

For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.

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Powerball results for 11/24/18; jackpot worth $153 million The Powerball Numbers (white) for Nov. 24: 11-33-51-56-58. The Red Powerball Power Number: 18.The Power Play Number: 2. (Courtesy