Powerball jackpot rolls as much as report $1.9 billion for Monday draw

The Powerball jackpot stands at a report $1.9 billion after it rolled over Saturday evening as a result of no ticket matched all six drawn numbers — white balls 28, 45, 53, 56 and 69 and pink Powerball 20. The Power Play multiplier was 3X.

The report jackpot had narrowly edged out the earlier excessive, a $1.586 billion prize received by three ticket holders in 2016.

The odds of any given ticket’s profitable the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, and it’s these lengthy odds which have led to a few months with out anybody having matched all six balls.

“Like the remainder of America and the world, I believe we’re all keen to search out out when this historic jackpot will ultimately be received,” mentioned Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko, the chair of the Powerball Product Group.

More than 10.9 million tickets received money prizes totaling $102.2 million in Saturday’s drawing.

Big winners embody 16 tickets that matched all 5 white balls to win a $1 million prize. A ticket in Kentucky received a $2 million prize by matching all 5 white balls and together with the Power Play possibility for a further $1 per play.

There have been additionally 219 tickets nationwide that received $50,000 prizes, and 51 tickets that $150,000 prizes.

Monday’s drawing would be the forty first Powerball drawing because the jackpot was final received Aug. 3 in Pennsylvania. The jackpot run has tied the report for the variety of consecutive drawings with out a grand prize winner.

The solely different Powerball jackpot run to succeed in 41 consecutive drawings ended Oct. 4, 2021, with a $699.8 million winner in California.

Jackpot winners could select to obtain their prizes as annuities, paid in 30 graduated funds over 29 years, or as lump sum funds. Both marketed prize choices are earlier than federal and jurisdictional taxes are withdrawn. 

Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Tickets are bought in 45 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Powerball drawings are broadcast reside each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET from the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.

Claire Cardona contributed.