Numbers drawn for nearly $1.6B Powerball jackpot

Wednesday's drawing was the highest in U.S. lottery

Wednesday's drawing was the highest in U.S. lottery history.

BROOKLYN - The winning numbers for Wednesday night's nearly $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot are 8, 27, 34, 4, 19 and Powerball 10. The Power Play is 2.

The latest drawing was the largest lottery jackpot in history. It had been collecting since the Nov. 4 drawing at $40 million.

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

Officials say players have a one in 292 million chance of winning.

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