Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot worth $359 million

Powerball ticket (Tribune Media)

The Powerball jackpot has risen to $359 million for the drawing on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

It’s been two months since the game saw a jackpot winner, and it’s been collecting since Wednesday, September 21.

The winning numbers from the latest drawing on November 19th were: 16-24-28-43-61 and the Powerball number was 21.  Players in Illinois alone won more than $43,000 in prizes from that drawing.

If there is a jackpot winner on Wednesday, they will get about $219.6 million.  Plays cost $2 each.

The drawing is at 9:59 p.m.