Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $217,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing
Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes
TRENTON (Dec. 6, 2018) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $217 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the December 5th drawing, 27,837 New Jersey players took home an estimated $186,529 in prizes ranging from $4 to $500, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey.
The winning numbers for the Wednesday, December 5th drawing were: 09, 11, 36, 37 and 38. The Red Power Ball number was 11. The Multiplier number was 05.
“Congratulations to all of the lottery players who purchased winning tickets and to the retailers that sold them,” said Carey. “I’d like to remind players to purchase their Powerball tickets with a winning attitude and add Power Play to the ticket purchase. Power Play doubles the second prize from one million dollars to two million dollars and multiplies all of the seven lower prize sets available in the game by the number drawn that evening. The jackpot prize is not multiplied.” The Powerball jackpot rolls to $217,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Saturday, Dec. 8th at 10:59 pm.
View all New Jersey Lottery game winning numbers and drawings for the Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6, CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash games on the Lottery website (www.NJLottery.com) or on the official Lottery Facebook Page. Evening draws, with the exception of CASH4LIFE and 5 Card Cash, can be seen on WPIX-TV (PIX11) in New York and WPHL-TV (PHL17) in Philadelphia. Powerball and Mega Millions drawings can be seen on WABC-TV or WTXF stations.