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Powerball Hopefuls Line Up For The Chance To Win The $425 Million Jackpot REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The jackpot for Powerball drawing for Feb. 14 jumped to an estimated $183 million with a cash value of $122.4 million. The Monday winning numbers were 16, 25, 27, 49 and 55 . The Powerball drawn was 17 with a Power Play of 3x.

One lucky winner from Connecticut reportedly won the jackpot prize during the Powerball drawing. The jackpot amounted to an estimated $183 million with a cash value of $122.4 million by matching all five white balls and the red ball. Meanwhile, another lucky player won the second prize by matching five white balls numbers, totalling $1 million.

Seven players won third prize, which is $50,000, while two lucky players who purchased Power Play won $150,000 each. The winners matched four of the white ball numbers and the red Powerball. A lot of smaller prizes were also won, 183 players who matched four white ball numbers, which put their winnings at $100, while 56 people with Power Play won $300.

The next Powerball draw will be on Feb. 16 with an estimated grand prize restarting at $20 million with a cash value of $13.40 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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