Powerball jackpot surges to $1.23 billion

The Powerball jackpot has surged to an estimated $1.23 billion following another drawing on Wednesday night that yielded no grand prize winner.

The winning numbers drawn were: 11, 38, 41, 62, 65, with the Powerball number being 15.

This jackpot now stands as the eighth-largest in the history of U.S. lotteries and has been steadily increasing for over three months. The odds of clinching the top prize stand at a staggering 1 in 292.2 million, highlighting the immense challenge faced by hopeful participants. Since the last jackpot win on January 1st, there have been 40 consecutive drawings without anyone managing to match all six numbers and strike it rich.

While the grand prize has eluded players, lottery officials emphasize that thousands of individuals have still secured smaller prizes ranging from $2 to $2 million.

The $1.23 billion jackpot is reserved for a single winner who opts for the annuity option, entailing 30 annual payments. However, it’s worth noting that winners typically opt for the cash payout, which for the upcoming drawing on Saturday night is estimated to be $595.1 million.

Powerball remains a popular lottery game, played across 45 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. With its massive jackpot and widespread appeal, anticipation continues to build as players eagerly await the next drawing.

— Powerball jackpot surges to $1.23 billion —

Source: AP
Powerball jackpot jumps to $1.23 billion after another drawing without a big winner

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Powerball jackpot surges to $1.23 billion
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