An estimated $1.423 billion in winning numbersIt was revealed on Saturday night. They were 47, 54, 57, 60, 65, with a Powerball 19.
There was no winner in Saturday’s drawing, bringing the total jackpot to $1.55 billion. It is now the fourth largest lottery prize in Powerball history.
There have been no Powerball grand prize winners since a ticket was sold in Los AngelesA $1.08 billion pot of gold on July 19. 33rd picture drawn on Wednesday night.
According to Powerball officials, this is the first time in Powerball history that two back-to-back jackpots have reached the billion-dollar mark.
Powerball and the largest jackpot in US lottery historyIt was also won by someone in the Los Angeles area in November 2022.
A winner in Saturday’s drawing will have a choice between a lump sum payment of about $614 million before taxes or an annuity option consisting of an immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments.
The odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292.2 million.
Powerball tickets are $2 each. They are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Drawings are held Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 11pm Eastern.
Billion dollar lottery jackpots have become The Washington PostIn 2015 Powerball reduced the odds of winning from 1 in 175.2 million to 1 in 292.2 million now.In recent years there has been both Powerball and Mega Millions and reduced the chances of winning the jackpot. As stated therein
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