The Powerball jackpot has now grown to an estimated $1.9 billion after no profitable tickets had been offered in Saturday night time’s drawing, based on the California Lottery Affiliation.
The profitable numbers had been 28-45-53-56-69 and the Powerball was 20. The subsequent Powerball drawing is about for Monday.
Saturday’s estimated $1.6 billion draw had been the “world’s largest lotto prize ever provided,” Powerball stated.
However sadly for ticket patrons, the percentages of profitable the huge prize stay lengthy – simply 1 in 292.2 million.
Having no winners Saturday would “tie the sport report for the variety of consecutive drawings and not using a grand prize winner,” Powerball stated. Saturday’s drawing on the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee was Powerball’s fortieth for the reason that jackpot was final gained August 3 by a ticket in Pennsylvania.
Saturday’s jackpot, which had a lump-sum choice of an estimated $782.4 million “breaks the world report for the Largest Nationwide Lottery Jackpot within the Guinness World Information,” California Lottery tweeted forward of the numbers dropping.
The Guinness World Information’ “Best jackpot in a nationwide lottery” was set by Powerball in January 2016, when three tickets gained a $1.586 billion jackpot.
Powerball tickets are $2 per play and are offered in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.