Powerball jackpot rises to $1.55 billion after there was no winner in Saturday’s drawing

Winning Numbers for an Estimated $1.423 Billion powerball jackpot It was revealed on Saturday night. They were 47, 54, 57, 60, 65 with a Powerball of 19.

There were no winners in Saturday’s drawing, bringing the total jackpot to $1.55 billion. It is now the fourth largest lottery prize in Powerball history.

There has been no Powerball grand prize winner since a single ticket was sold in Los Angeles Claimed A pot of gold worth $1.08 billion on July 19. Wednesday night’s portrayal was the 33rd since then.

According to Powerball officials, this is the first time in Powerball history that two back-to-back jackpots have reached the billion-dollar mark.

The largest jackpot in both Powerball and US lottery history was $2.04 billionWhich was won by a person from Los Angeles area in November 2022.

A winner in Saturday’s drawing will have a choice between a lump sum payment of approximately $614 million before taxes or an immediate payment followed by an annuity option consisting of 29 annual payments.

The chances 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 will take place Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 11pm Eastern Time.

Lottery jackpots worth billions of dollars have been created more common Both Powerball and Mega Millions have done this in recent years Ticket prices were increased And reduced the chances of winning the jackpot. According to the Washington Post, in 2015 Powerball reduced the odds of winning from 1 in 175.2 million to 1 in 292.2 million.

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