Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots: What to know if you win
Here’s what to know if you win the Powerball or Mega Millions jackpot.
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Powerball players will have a chance to win more than $1.5 billion after no one matched all the numbers drawn Saturday night.
They were the winning numbers 47, 54, 57, 60 And 65. The red power ball is 19 And the power play is 3X.
The Powerball jackpot is now worth $1.55 billion, according to the Powerball website. The next drawing is Monday night. The estimated cash prize is $679.8 million.
No one has won Powerball since the $1.08 billion jackpot on July 19, the largest jackpot in 2023. The record jackpot was $2.04 billion in November 2022.
Saturday night’s drawing produced more than 4.5 million winning tickets across the country, including 10 tickets that matched all five white balls to win $1 million in prizes.
What about the next Powerball drawing? Here’s what to know and how to play.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.
The next Powerball drawing will be held at 10:59 PM on Monday.
Here’s what to know before next Saturday night’s drawing. Check back here to see the winning numbers.
Where can I buy Powerball tickets?
Powerball is played in 45 states and Washington, D.C. Puerto Rico; And the US Virgin Islands. You do not have to be a US citizen or resident to play.
Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, October 7
Saturday’s winning Powerball numbers were 47, 54, 57, 60 And 65. The red power ball is 19 And the power play is 3X.
Powerball winning numbers Wednesday, October 4
The winning numbers for the Powerball drawing on Wednesday, October 4 were: 9, 35, 54, 63, And 64. It was the red Powerball 1, It was a power play 2X.
How to play Powerball?
Powerball costs $2 per game.
To play, select five numbers from one to 69 for the white balls, then select one number from one to 26 for the red Powerball balls.
You can choose your lucky numbers on the play slip or let the lottery terminal choose your numbers at random.
To win, match one of the nine ways to win:
- 5 white balls + 1 red Powerball ball = Grand Prize.
- 5 white balls = 1 million dollars.
- 4 white balls = 1 red Powerball ball = $50,000.
- 4 white balls = $100.
- 3 white balls + 1 red Powerball = $100.
- 3 white balls = $7.
- 2 white balls + 1 red Powerball ball = $7.
- 1 white ball + 1 red Powerball ball = $4.
- 1 red Powerball = $4.
There is an opportunity to increase your winnings two, three, four, five and ten times with Power Play for an additional $1 per play. Players can multiply non-jackpot winnings up to 10 times when the jackpot is $150 million or less.
All prizes are limited to cash amounts, except for the Grand Prize. In California, prize payout amounts are equal, meaning they are determined by sales and number of winners.
What are the odds of winning Powerball?
the Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot It is 1 in 292,201,338. The odds of getting the lowest prize, $4 for one of the red Powerball balls, are 1 in 38.32.
According to Powerball, the odds of winning the total prize are 1 in 24.87, based on a $2 game and rounded to two decimal places.
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