Winning Powerball numbers for $900M jackpot

Posted at 9:03 PM, Jan 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-10 01:40:12-05

The winning numbers in Wednesday night's record-breaking Powerball drawing are: 32-16-19-57-34, and the Powerball is 13.

No one matched all the numbers or won the largest U.S. lottery prize in history, so the next drawing is expected to soar to $1.3 billion, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball game.

The U.S. saw sales of $277 million on Friday alone and more than $400 million are expected Saturday, according to Gary Grief, the executive director of the Texas Lottery.

Since Nov. 4, the Powerball jackpot has grown from its $40 million starting point as no one has won the jackpot. This kind of huge jackpot was just what lottery officials hoped for last fall when they changed the odds of matching all the Powerball numbers, from about one in 175 million to one in 292.2 million.