Powerball winning numbers drawn for $301 million

Posted at 9:54 PM, Sep 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-01 00:54:24-04

The numbers in Wednesday night's draw of the multi-state Powerball lottery are 21, 39, 40, 55, 59 and the Powerball number is 17.

The estimated jackpot is $301 million.

The drawing was the 17th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.

The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in 175,223,510, according to the Powerball website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 31.85.

The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.