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Powerball winning numbers for Feb. 28 drawing: Jackpot rises to over $410 million

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is now worth an estimated $412 million after no jackpot winner in Monday's drawing.

The numbers are scheduled to be rolled and selected just after 11 p.m. EST Wednesday, and we'll have the results below.

If there is a winner on Wednesday and they choose the cash option, they could now go home with more than $195.5 million, according to the lottery.

Here are the winning numbers for the Feb. 28 drawing.

Powerball winning numbers: 2/28/2024

The winning numbers for Wednesday, Feb. 28 are 16, 26, 29, 38 and 50, with a Powerball of 6. The Power Play was 2X.


Winning lottery numbers are sponsored by Jackpocket, the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY network.

Did anyone win the Powerball last night?

Although there were no jackpot winners in Wednesday night's drawing, one lucky player in New Jersey won $2 million for the Match 5 + Power Play.

To find the full list of previous Powerball winners, click the link to the lottery's website.

How to play the Powerball

In order to purchase a $2 Powerball ticket, you'll have to visit your local convenience store, gas station or grocery store - and in a handful of states, you can purchase tickets online.

To play, you will need to pick six numbers in total to mark on your ticket. Five numbers will be white balls ranging from numbers 1 to 69. The Powerball is red and one number which is between 1 and 26.

If you want to increase your chances of winning, you can add a “Power Play” for $1 which increases the winnings for all non-jackpot prizes. This addition can multiply winnings by 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, or 10X.

Players can also ask a cashier for a "Quick Pick" where a cashier will give you a computer generated numbers on a printed Powerball ticket.

Drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. If there's no jackpot winner, the cash prize will increase by millions.

What are the odds of winning the Powerball?

The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are one in 292.2 million, according to the lottery.

The overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are roughly one in 24.9.

Where can you buy lottery tickets?

You can also order tickets online through Jackpocket, the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY Network, in these U.S. states and territories: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, Washington D.C. and West Virginia. The Jackpocket app allows you to pick your lottery game and numbers, place your order, see your ticket and collect your winnings all using your phone or home computer.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Powerball winning numbers for Feb. 28: Jackpot rises to $412 million