Powerball Jackpot Hits $925 Million: One of the Largest in History!

Powerball Jackpot Hits $925 Million: One of the Largest in History!

The Powerball jackpot is soaring to new heights, reaching an estimated $925 million for the upcoming Saturday night draw. This massive jackpot comes with a cash value of $432.4 million, making it a life-changing opportunity for the lucky winner.

The journey to this incredible jackpot began after the recent Wednesday night draw, which saw no ticket matching all six numbers. The winning numbers for that draw were 1, 7, 46, 47, 63, with the red Powerball number being 7. To add to the excitement, the Power Play multiplier for that draw was set at 3X.

Wednesday night's draw did bring good news to many players, with over 1.8 million winning tickets distributed nationwide. Among the winners were four tickets (sold in CA, KS, MD, NY) that matched all five white balls, securing a grand prize of $1 million each. Additionally, 39 tickets won $50,000, while five lucky tickets celebrated a $150,000 victory.

Top 10 Powerball Jackpots:

1. $1.586 Billion - Jan. 13, 2016 - CA, FL, TN

2. $758.7 Million - Aug. 23, 2017 - MA

3. $687.8 Million - Oct. 27, 2018 - IA, NY

4. $768.4 Million - March 27, 2019 - WI

5. $731.1 Million - Jan. 20, 2021 - MD

6. $699.8 Million - Oct. 4, 2021 - CA

7. $2.04 Billion - Nov. 7, 2022 - CA

8. $754.6 Million - Feb. 6, 2023 - WA

9. $1.08 Billion - July 19, 2023 - CA

10. $925 Million (est.) - Sept. 30, 2023

The last time the Powerball jackpot was won was on July 19, when a fortunate Californian matched all five white balls and the red Powerball, claiming a staggering $1.08 billion jackpot. Since that historic win, 30 consecutive draws have taken place without a jackpot winner.

This upcoming $925 million prize now ranks among the largest Powerball jackpots of the year and is the fourth-largest in Powerball history. Should a player win on Saturday night, they will face a thrilling choice opt for an annuitized prize estimated at $925 million or choose the lump-sum payment, valued at an estimated $432.4 million. It's important to note that both prize options are presented before taxes.

For those eager to participate, Powerball tickets are available for $2 per play and can be obtained in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Additionally, Powerball drawings are broadcast live every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. EST from the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee. For digital viewers, Powerball drawings are also live-streamed on Lottery Corner.

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