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The Powerball lottery draw Wednesday has climbed to an estimated $333 million with a cash option of $241.5 million. The Dec. 15 winning numbers were 19, 20, 40, 42 and 59. The Powerball drawn was 15 with a Power Play of 3x.

There is no reported winner of the grand prize. One player won the second prize under the Power Play purchase, which is $3 million by matching five white ball numbers. Total of six players won the third prize, which is $50,000, while one with a Power Play purchase won $150,000. They matched four of the white ball numbers and the red Powerball. Many won smaller prizes including 327 players who matched four white ball numbers, which put their winnings at $100, while 108 people with Power Play, took home $300 each.

Still, the previous Powerball jackpots went unclaimed, the grand prize for the next draw, Dec. 18 climbed up to $353 million with a cash option of $256.0 million.

To get a chance to win the grand prize, a player must match the six numbers on their ticket to the drawn six-number combination. The five numbers need to be selected from 1 to 69 for the white balls, while the remaining number is selected from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball.

To claim jackpot prizes, the winners will have options, they can either select their prize as an annuity or a lump-sum payment. The annuity guarantees the winner to receive 30 graduated payments over 29 years. The annual payments increase by 5% until the 30th and final payment. The 30 payments added up equal the value of the annuity.

The Powerball costs $2 per play. Powerball is available in 45 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Drawings are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 pm ET. Meanwhile the sales cut-off times vary depending on the selling jurisdiction, mostly by one to two hours before the drawing schedule.

The Powerball drawing is aired live on TV stations throughout the state; WBKB-TV 11 (CBS), WDIV-TV 4 (NBC), WNEM-TV 5 (CBS), WXSP-TV (MyNetwork TV), WLAJ-TV 53 (ABC), WMKG-TV 38 (IND), WLUC-TV 6 (NBC/FOX) and WGTU-TV 29/WGTQ-TV 8 (ABC).

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