Winners almost always pick cash, which is valued at $745.9 million for Saturday’s Powerball draw.
There was no grand prize winner in Wednesday night’s Powerball draw.
The jackpot rolls over to Saturday Night’s draw, where the top prize of $1.5 billion is up for grabs.
The jackpot for a potential winner who chooses the cash option will be worth approximately $745.9 million.
The numbers up for grabs on Wednesday night are: 2, 11, 22, 35, 60 with Powerball 23. Powerplay multiplier: 2x
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There were three winning tickets with five numbers and a $2 million Powerplay. Those tickets were in Arizona, Montana, and New Jersey.
There were 12 winning tickets in which five numbers were guessed, worth $1 million. They were in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.
The payout reached this level after 39 consecutive draws without a top prize winner.
The overall odds of winning the prize are 1 in 24.9, while the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.
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Previously, the Powerball jackpot was won on August 3rd when a ticket from Pennsylvania won a $206.9 million jackpot.
Powerball holds the world record for the biggest jackpot set in 2016, with $1.586 billion split between winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.
In August 2021, Powerball added a third weekly draw to increase jackpots faster.
Powerball is played on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in 45 states, as well as in Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
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