California Powerball Results, Intelligent Picks, Lotto Wheels

Updated: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 11:59 PM

California Powerball recent winning numbers
Find below a list containing the latest 10 California(CA) Powerball drawing results. The results are shown by draw date and in descending order with the latest Powerball winning numbers shown first. In case you want to learn more about past results, you can look up Search Past California(CA) Powerball results, and California(CA) Powerball winning numbers calendar.
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#Draw DateWinning NumbersPower BallPowerPlay
Powerball	drawing	resultsWed Oct 22, 2014
29
30
40
42
50
16
megaplier 2
Powerball	drawing	resultsSat Oct 18, 2014
20
26
27
36
54
19
megaplier 2
Powerball	drawing	resultsWed Oct 15, 2014
05
07
19
27
28
20
megaplier 2
Powerball	drawing	resultsSat Oct 11, 2014
10
19
37
38
39
28
megaplier 2
Powerball	drawing	resultsWed Oct 08, 2014
05
16
31
46
50
18
megaplier 3
Powerball	drawing	resultsSat Oct 04, 2014
13
18
24
25
33
31
megaplier 2
Powerball	drawing	resultsWed Oct 01, 2014
01
04
18
20
45
07
megaplier 2
Powerball	drawing	resultsSat Sep 27, 2014
02
11
35
52
54
13
megaplier 3
Powerball	drawing	resultsWed Sep 24, 2014
07
14
21
24
41
26
megaplier 4
Powerball	drawing	resultsSat Sep 20, 2014
22
23
30
37
39
16
megaplier 4
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 California Powerball News and Payout for Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

California Powerball payout and news
Updated: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:12 PM

The Powerball multi-state lottery grand prize rised to $125 million (cash option $79 million) Saturday night when there were no top prize winners in the $110 million drawing, lottery officials said. The numbers drawn Wednesday night, October 22nd, 2014 were 29-30-40-42-50 with Power Ball 16. No one won the Powerball grand prize in the past eight draws since Saturday, September 27th, 2014. A single lucky winner from California walked away with $225.00 million top prize in Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 drawing.

While there was no grand prize winner Wednesday evening, Powerball had some big winners. There were 4 lucky winners correctly matched all 5 lotto numbers but missed Powerball number, which won the 2nd prize. The two second prize winning ticket(s) purchased in North Carolina(1) and Texas(1) won 1 million dollar cash. The other two second prize winner(s) from Idaho(1) and Pennsylvania(1) also bought Power Play, which doubled the prize to $2,000,000 cash win!

Also, 12 tickets matched four of the five lotto numbers, as well as the Powerball number. Those tickets are each worth $10,000. 4 additional players not just matched 4+1, but in addition bought the Power Play option, multiplying the prizes by 4 for a total win of $40,000 each!

With nine different prize levels, there were 449,591 tickets across U.S. won a total of $8,708,426 prizes in the Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 drawing.

Powerball is one of the most popular lottery games in the U.S. sold in 44 lottery jurisdictions as a pari-mutuel jackpot game. Powerball drawings are held 2 times a week every Wednesday and Saturday night at 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time. Powerball game uses a 5/59+1/35 matrix to randomly choose winning numbers. The odds of winning any prizes is about 1 to 32. The chances of matching all six Powerball numbers are 1 to 175,223,510. The minimum Powerball grand prize starts at $40 million. The annuity option is paid in 30 yearly increment payments. Winners can choose one lump-sum cash payout option instead.

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 About California Powerball

California Powerball States
Lottery enthusiasts in the state of California can look forward to trying their hand at the California Powerball lottery which will be available in this state from April 2013. The Powerball lottery already has a huge following in the United States thanks to the size of its jackpot. The starting jackpot here is $40 million but the record as of this date is a whopping $587.5 million which was won in 2012. The biggest haul prior to that was $365 million and this record was set in 2006. The second prize in the California Powerball lottery is $1,000,000 and this amount is paid in cash.

As of now, California is just one of eight states that do not participate in the Powerball lottery. However, the California Lottery Commission has realized that the state is losing out by not participating in this immensely popular lottery. In fact, there are 42 distinct Powerball lotteries in existence in the United States, in addition to ones operated by the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia. It is expected that California Powerball lottery will bring in revenues ranging from $80-$120 million in the first year alone.

Like other Powerball lotteries, the California Powerball lottery will also be a cash game that has a very big jackpot. A participant is required to buy a ticket for $2 against which he or she will be given a playcard with numbers printed on it. The participant then has to select any five separate numbers ranging from 1 to 59 in addition to a Powerball number from a field of 1 through 35. The Powerball number does not have to be a unique one and can match any of the first five numbers.

Very few people know that California Powerball will help improve the finances of the state. Only half of the money collected through ticket sales is contributed to the prize money. A quarter of the money goes to the federal government as taxes. The balance money is used to fund a variety of beneficiary programs (after administrative overheads are paid for). In addition, the people who win money on the California Powerball lottery also have to pay taxes on the amount.

The California Powerball lottery will be drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. EST. The organizers shut down sales for the draw 59 minutes before the draw. The winner can ask for the money as a onetime payment or as an annuitized prize that is paid out over a fixed period of 29 years. If the winner chooses the annuitized option then the amount paid yearly will be increased with each payment, using a percentage of annual rise as determined beforehand by the company

 How to play California Powerball?

California Powerball How to Play
It is very easy to play the California Powerball lottery. There are a few steps that have to be followed.
  1. First, purchase a California Powerball lottery playcard. It costs only $2 and it is easily available because many retailers sell it.
  2. Fill in the numbers of your choice in the designated area of the California Powerball playcard. Each playcard has 5 game panels printed on it. You have to select 5 different numbers ranging from 1 through 59 to be filled in the upper section of the panels. This section is red in color. You'll have to select the Powerball number from the lower section of the playcard which is white in color. Here, the numbers are in the range of 1 through 35. If you feel that you want to choose your own numbers then you can do so. If you feel that it is better to use random numbers then you could let the computer select the numbers. You'll have to use the QUICK PICK option in this case. This option is also the preferred one if you are pressed for time.
  3. You will not be permitted to erase any numbers you have filled in your California Powerball Playcard. Therefore, you should be careful when filling in the numbers. If you are particular about not playing a number that you have filled in then you only have the option of filling in the VOID box and moving on to the next game.
  4. You don't have to specify at the outset how the California Powerball prize money will be paid to you. If you do win prize money on the California Powerball lottery then you will get the money within 60 days of claiming your prize. You can ask for the money in cash upfront or in annual installments. You have to make a choice within 60 days failing which the California Powerball prize money will be paid to you as an annuity over 29 years. The company will do security verification if the prize is more than $50000 and is not claimed.
    California Powerball Ticket
  5. Give the California Powerball playcard back to the retailer in order to complete formalities. Only when this is done will the playcard be processed. You will be given a ticket in exchange for each playcard that you give for processing.
  6. You can use the exact same numbers in more than one game of California Powerball. The way to do this is by going for the MULTI DRAWS option. You can play up to 26 California Powerball lottery draws in succession. Please note that you will be charged $2 for every game you play using the MULTI DRAWS option.
  7. You will not be permitted to cancel California Powerball tickets if you have bought them. Therefore, you need to check the details printed on them. Do not forget to crosscheck the numbers and dates on the tickets handed to you by the retailer after processing.

When Can California Powerball Be Played

California Powerball PowerPlay
The California Powerball lottery can be played on any day of the week (except draw nights) from 4:00 am through 3:30 am. Draw nights are on Wednesday and Saturday. On these days, retailers stop selling tickets at 9:00 pm. There are bound to be long queues of people wanting to play the California Powerball lottery on this day. Its best if you turn up at the retailer with plenty of time to spare or else you might not get to play.

Use Power Play Option to Multiply Your Winnings. You can go for the Power Play option by paying $1 extra per game. This will enable you to increase the money you win at California Powerball (as long as it is a non-Jackpot prize).

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29
30
40
42
50
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16
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