Powerball Jackpot: Saturday’s is not alone in offering a huge jackpot. Mega Millions is giving away one of its 10 biggest jackpots this week. (Mega Millions or Mega Millions is a lottery played in the United States of America and offers huge jackpots)
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No one correctly selected the winning numbers in Monday’s lottery drawing, which offered a first prize of $750 million (white ball 23, 35, 45, 66, 67, and red Powerball 20). The expected $825 million prize for this Saturday’s Powerball drawing is the third-largest jackpot in history. The lottery prize on Tuesday would have been the seventh-largest Powerball jackpot ever.
Powerball said 10 tickets won $100,000 in prizes, while 26 earned $50,000 in prizes from Tuesday’s drawing.
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Since one person won the $252 million prize on April 19, the amount won by the Powerball jackpot has increased. The two Powerball winning tickets for 2023 are no longer available.
Someone in Virginia has won the $162.6 million jackpot in the March 4 draw. The biggest prize game of the year happened when a Washington player won the $754.6 million jackpot in the February 6 draw.
The Powerball reduced the odds of hitting six numbers in 2015, leading to the multi-state lottery’s usually six to nine winners annually. His 10 biggest jackpots have also come only after 2015. The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $2.04 billion, won on November 7, 2022.
If the winner so chooses, the $850 million jackpot amount is based on an annuity option. If the winner takes the lump sum, that person will get $441.9 million. Both amounts are before taxes.
The likelihood of winning the reward is one in 292 million.
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The Powerball jackpots also vary from $4 to $2 million. The likelihood of receiving a modest award is around 1 in 25. 1.8 million winners in the lottery on Wednesday each received a reward.