No jackpot in Saturday's drawing soared Powerball to $800 million

The winning numbers for the $750 million jackpot were drawn Saturday.

The Powerball jackpot is estimated to top $800 million for Monday's drawing, with no ticket winning Saturday's jackpot, the lottery said.

The winning numbers for Powerball's estimated $750 million jackpot were drawn Saturday night. Winning numbers drawn are: 6, 23, 25, 34, 51 and Red Powerball 3. Power Play 2.

Saturday's jackpot is the ninth largest in lottery game history.

The last time someone won the Powerball jackpot was on Jan. 1, when a ticket in Michigan won a prize worth $842.4 million — marking the fifth-largest jackpot in the game's history. There are 35 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner.

The jackpot cash value in Saturday night's drawing is estimated at $360.8 million.

If someone won the jackpot, they could choose to pay the lump sum or $750 million as a lump sum and then choose 29 annual payments.

According to Powerball, the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, while the overall odds of winning the prize are 1 in 24.9.

Tickets are $2 per performance and are sold in all 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Saturday night's Powerball drawing is at 10:59 pm ET.

Meanwhile, the Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $1.1 billion after no ticket matched the winning numbers in Friday night's drawing.

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