Powerball at $245M

10/31/11 – The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night is the highest in 17 months. It’s at 245-million-dollars, after nobody won the top prize on Saturday night. One ticket in Wisconsin won 10-thousand-dollars by matching four regular numbers plus the Powerball. Just over 29-thousand players in the Badger State won smaller prizes. Saturday’s numbers were 11, 16, 40, 51, and 56. The Powerball was 38, and the Power Play multiplier was five. The jackpot is the highest since June second of last year, when it was 260-million dollars. The cash option for Wednesday night is just over 146-million for a single winner who takes the whole prize now instead of in 30 annual installments. The Mega Millions for tomorrow night is at 78-million.