Powerball lottery winning numbers for Saturday, May 11. Jackpot is $36 million (2024)

A $2 Powerball lottery ticket made someone who purchased a ticket in Florida multimillionaire this month! Will you be next?

One lucky ticket from Florida matched all five numbers and the Powerball in the drawing for $215 million on Monday, May 6 (exactly one month after the last Powerball jackpot was claimed), and no one claimed Wednesday's $20 million jackpot.

The Powerball jackpot for the lottery drawing on Saturday, May 11 now sits at $36 million, with a cash option of $16.8 million.

The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, May 11 were 3-6-39-49-67 and the Powerball was 21. Power Play was 2x. Those numbers rolled over.

The jackpot for Monday's Powerball now climbs to $47 million, with a cash option of $22 million.

Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, 5/11/2024:

The Powerball lottery jackpot is no longer in the running to become the largest lottery jackpot of all time. After two months of rollovers, the jackpot was won at $1.3 billion with a cash option of $608.9 million on Saturday, April 6.

It was the fourth highest Powerball jackpot of all time and the eighth-highest lottery jackpot of all time.

Exactly one month later, the Powerball jackpot dropped from $215 million back down to $20 million again, when one ticket in Florida matched all five numbers and the Powerball in the drawing on Monday, May 6.

The Powerball jackpot has now rolled over once and now sits at $36 million, with a cash option of $16.8 million, for Saturday's drawing.

The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, May 11 were 3-6-39-49-67 and the Powerball was 21. Power Play was 2x.

In case you're wondering, the winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, May 8 were 7-41-43-44-51 and the Powerball was 5. Power Play was 2x.

Tickets start at $2 a piece. Below is what to know about lottery odds, how long to claim the cash option if you bought a ticket in Florida, and what happens to unclaimed prize money, according to the Florida Lottery.

Good luck!

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Powerball results 5/11/24, $36 million drawing

The Saturday, 5/11/24, Powerball jackpot is $36 million, with a cash option of $16.8 million. The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, May 11 were 3-6-39-49-67 and the Powerball was 21. Power Play was 2x.

When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next Powerball drawing will be held at 11 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 13.

How long do you have to cash in a winning Florida Lottery ticket?

Prizes for Florida Lottery must be claimed within 180 days (six months) from the date of the drawing. To claim a single-payment cash option, a winner has within the first 60 days after the applicable draw date to claim it. Florida Lottery says its scratch-off tickets and Fast Play game prizes "must be claimed within 60 days of the official end-of-game date. Once the applicable time period has elapsed, the related Florida Lottery ticket will expire."

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What is the average chance of winning Powerball?

Powerball drawings are held at 11 p.m. EDT Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. According toPowerball.com, players have a 1 in 292.2 million chance to match all six numbers. Prizes range from $2 to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

Can Florida lottery winners remain anonymous?

According toFlorida Lottery's website, winners cannot remain anonymous: "Florida law mandates that the Florida Lottery provide records containing information such as the winner's name, city of residence; game won, date won, and amount won to any third party who requests the information."

However, the site states, the "names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or greater will be temporarily exempt from public disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed, unless otherwise waived by the winner."

Lottery experts and lawyers have said there are ways to remain anonymous if you win.

Who won, how long did it take to winPowerball, Mega Millions and those billion-dollar jackpots?

What are the Top 10 biggest Powerball jackpots in history?

Here are the Top 10 Powerball jackpots as of May 11, 2024:

  • 10. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 9.$754.6 million — Feb. 6, 2023; Washington
  • 8.$758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 7.$768.4 million — March 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 6. $842.4 million — Jan. 1, 2024; Michigan
  • 5. $1.08 billion — July 19, 2023; California
  • 4. $1.33 billion — April 6, 2024; Oregon
  • 3.$1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 2. $1.765 billion Powerball drawing — Oct. 11, 2023; California
  • 1.$2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California

What are the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history?

The following Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots made the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history, as of May 11, 2024.

  • 10.$1.08 billion Powerball drawing — July 19, 2023; California
  • 9. $1.13 billion Mega Millions drawing — March 26, 2024; New Jersey
  • 8. $1.33 billion Powerball drawing — April 6, 2024; Oregon
  • 7.$1.337 billion Mega Millions drawing — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 6.$1.35 billion Mega Millions drawing — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine
  • 5. $1.537 billion Mega Millions drawing — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina
  • 4.$1.58 billion Mega Millions drawing — Aug. 8, 2023; Florida
  • 3.$1.586 billion Powerball drawing — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 2. $1.765 billion Powerball drawing — Oct. 11, 2023; California
  • 1.$2.04 billion Powerball drawing — Nov. 7, 2022; California

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