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Powerball grand prize climbs to $1 billion without a jackpot winner

The Powerball jackpot retains getting bigger as a result of gamers hold shedding.

It occurred once more Saturday evening as nobody matched all six numbers and received the estimated $825 million grand prize. That means the subsequent drawing Monday evening will likely be for a large $1 billion, in accordance to a statement by Powerball.

The profitable numbers Saturday evening had been: white balls 19, 31, 40, 46, 57 and the crimson energy ball 23.

The elevated jackpot would be the second-largest in U.S. historical past. The largest prize was a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot received by three ticket holders in 2016.

Although the marketed prime prize will likely be an estimated $1 billion, that’s for winners who obtain their winnings via an annuity paid over 29 years. Winners nearly all the time go for money, which for Monday’s drawing will likely be an estimated $497.3 million.

The $825 million jackpot for Saturday’s draw elevated from $800 million on Friday as a results of robust ticket gross sales, Powerball stated.

Players who missed out on the newest grand prize within the 30-year-old lottery should not instantly toss away their receipts.

A Florida ticket holder matched all 5 white balls in Saturday’s drawing and elevated the prize to $2 million by together with the sport’s “Power Play” characteristic. Six tickets received a $1 million prize by matching 5 white balls, together with two in California, two in Michigan, one in Maryland and one in Texas.

Another 17 tickets received a $150,000 prize whereas there have been 80 winners of $50,000 every. More than 3.8 million tickets received money prizes totaling above $38 million, Powerball stated.

It has been practically three months since anybody hit all six numbers and took the lottery’s prime prize, with a $206.9 million jackpot win in Pennsylvania on Aug. 3. Thanks to Powerball’s lengthy odds of 1 in 292.2 million, there have now been 37 consecutive attracts without a jackpot winner.

Powerball is performed in 45 states, in addition to Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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