The value of US lottery jackpots keeps rising. The Powerball lottery jackpot continues to increase to $366,000,000. What a big jackpot!
- The winning numbers are: 3 · 20 · 36 · 42 · 64
- The number on the red ball is 4
- Power Play 2X
A player who bought the ticket in Ohio won $1,000,000.
A player who bought the tickets in Texas won $2,000,000 with Power Play.
There are 7 third prizes of $50,000, a prize of $100,000 (with Power Play 2X), and 2 California players won $18,528.
Powerball owns grand prizes that have been awarded to lucky players. You can see in this article Top 10 biggest Powerball jackpot in U.S. history, to get more information. Mega Millions is not inferior to the series of the big jackpot. You can read this article to learn more about The top 10 largest Mega Millions jackpots won.
Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win at least $1 million.
To play Powerball, you pick six numbers: five numbers between one and 69 for the white balls; and one number between one and 26 for the red Powerball. Selecting all of them correctly gets you the jackpot. You can also pay for the Power Play option, which multiples any winnings earned by two, three, four, five or 10 times the amount, depending on which number is drawn.
How can you increase your odds? You can buy more than one ticket, though you’d have to have purchase 292,201,338 to account for all of the numerical possibilities, which would cost more than winning the jackpot. You have much better odds of winning a small prize:
Jackpot: Five matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 292,201,338
$1 million prize: Five matching numbers: 1 in 11,688,053.52
$50,000 prize: Four matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 913,129.18
$100 prize: Four matching numbers: 1 in 36,525.17
$100 prize: Three matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 14,494.11
$7 prize: Three matching numbers: 1 in 579.76
$7 prize: Two matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 701.33
$4 prize: One matching number with the Powerball: 1 in 91.98
$4 prize: Powerball only: 1 in 38.32
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Powerball jackpot hits $366,000,000 for the session on Saturday, June 17, 2023.
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