Powerball prize jumps to an estimated $1.2 billion after no winners in latest jackpot drawing
The Powerball jackpot keeps getting bigger.
After Monday’s drawing, there was no winner who matched all six numbers, and now Wednesday’s estimated jackpot is $1.2 billion, with a cash value of $596.7 million, Powerball said.
The winning numbers for Monday night’s estimated $1 billion jackpot were 19, 13, 39, 59 and 36, and the Powerball was 13. The Powerplay number was 3.
While there were no jackpot winners — even though more than 5.4 million tickets were won on Halloween night for a total of $59.5 million in prize money — Powerball said in a press releaseincluding 10 tickets matching all five white balls for a $1 million prize.
Wednesday’s jackpot marks the third time in the game’s 30-year history that the top prize has reached the $1 billion milestone.
If there is a winner Wednesday night, the jackpot would be the second-largest in Powerball history and the fourth-largest in U.S. lottery history, Powerball said.
The largest prize in Powerball history, sold in January 2016, was $1.586 billion and shared by three winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.
What are your chances of winning the lottery?
The total chances of winning the prize are 1 in 24.9. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, according to the Powerball announcement.
How late can you buy Powerball tickets?
According to Powerball, “the cutoff time depends on the jurisdiction of the sale. Please check with your local lottery for more information.”
What time is the Powerball drawing
Powerball drawings are held Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 PM ET.
ABC News’ Nadine El-Bawab contributed to this report.
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