Powerball winning numbers: May 12, 2010

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing was $97 million, with a $49.4 million cash value. The winning Powerball numbers for last night’s lottery were 37, 51, 52, 53, 58, and the Power Ball was 38.  There were no jackpot winners for the May 12th drawing, so the estimated pot for the Saturday May 15th drawing will hike up to $120,000,000. There may not have been any big jackpot winners, but Powerball players across the country won more than $5.9 million dollars in prize money.

Chris Shaw Wins Huge Powerball Jackpot
The last big Powerball winner was Chris Shaw from Missouri. Shaw won the $258.5 million dollar jackpot on April 21, 2010.  Since then, the jackpot has been growing. If no one wins the Powerball tonight, the estimated jackpot will climb again.

Powerball numbers are drawn live each Wednesday and Saturday evening at 10:59 pm EST on CBS.  Or, the live PowerBall drawing can be viewed online at PowerBall Live, also at 10:59pm EST. The next Powerball drawing will be on Saturday, May 15th, 2010.

Mega Millions Drawing
The last big Mega Millions winners were Jacki and Gilbert Cisneros of California. The lucky couple won a whopping $266 million dollars! Since there were no jackpot winners in last night’s Mega Millions drawing, the estimated jackpot will jump to around $31 million dollars. The next Mega Millions drawing will be on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 11:00 pm EST.

Sources and photo: www.powerball.com; www.rilot.com

//