Winning Powerball numbers drawn for $1B jackpot
Powerball numbers for estimation $1 billion jackpot were drawn on Monday night, but there is still no winner.
Monday night’s winning numbers were: white ball 13, 19, 36, 39, 59 and red ball 13.
The prize announced is for winners who receive their winnings through an annuity paid over 29 years. But the winners are usually selected cash option, that would be an estimated $497.3 million for Monday’s drawing.
The Powerball that reached $1 billion for Monday’s drawing was only the second time in the lottery’s 30-year history that it had reached that mark. The highest prize was won in 2016 on a jackpot of $1.586 billion. The $1 billion jackpot would have been the fifth largest prize in US lottery history.
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This comes after no one won Saturday’s drawing that carried an estimated prize pool of $825 million.
After a ticket did not match the winning numbers on Monday night, the jackpot rose to an estimated $1.2 billion for Wednesday’s drawing.
The last time someone matched all six numbers and won the top prize was on August 3, when a jackpot of $206.9 million was won in Pennsylvania. There have been 38 straight drawings without a winner.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, according to Powerball officials.
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Powerball is played in 45 states, as well as in Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
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