Florida Powerball Winning Numbers and Results
With a $360 million prize on the line, residents around Tampa Bay are eyeing their tickets.
$360 million dollars could be yours in the latest Powerball drawing. The winning Powerball numbers have been selected and people across Tampa Bay and Florida are checking their tickets.
The winning Powerball numbers for the May 15, 2013 drawing are 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 and a Powerball number of 32.
There are plenty of up's and down's to winning (or trying to win) the Powerball lottery in Florida.
When it comes to hitting the jackpot in Florida, chances are pretty low. Only five people have hit the Powerball jackpot in Florida, according to a Powerball analysis website. Florida joined Powerball in 2009. Indiana leads in jackpot wins with 19 followed by Pennsylvania at 16.
Second place isn't a bad consolation prize, though. Florida has had 185 second-prize Powerball winners, according to the Powerball analysis site.
Lottery anaylsis website USA Mega broke down what you could expect to take home after taxes in the $360 million jackpot state by state.
For Florida, you do not have a state lottery tax nor an income tax, so it's just the federal taxes that will come your way. The site says your one-time payout would be $171,900,000.
Take the 30-year annuity payments, and it's $270 million, bringing home $9 million each year, according to USA Mega.
So, now that you checked your numbers, how did you fare? Let us know in the comment box below.