Powerball Winning Numbers Are Revealed; The Jackpot Now Stands At $1.9 Billion

According to the California Lottery Association, there were no winning tickets purchased for the Powerball drawing that took place on Saturday night, thus the jackpot has continued to increase. Powerball winning numbers are revealed the jackpot now stands at $1.9 billion.

The winning combination consisted of the numbers 28-45-53-56-69, and the Powerball was 20. The next drawing for the Powerball will take place on Monday.

According to Powerball, the draw that took place on Saturday contained the “world’s highest lottery reward ever offered.” The estimated jackpot for the drawing was $1.6 billion.

However, regrettably, for those who purchase tickets, the likelihood of winning the enormous sum is extremely low: just one in 292.2 million.

Powerball Winning Numbers
Powerball Winning Numbers

Having nobody come out on top According to Powerball, if there isn’t a grand prize winner in Saturday’s drawing, it will “equal the game record for the number of consecutive draws without a grand prize winner.”

Powerball held its fortieth drawing on Saturday in the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee. Since the jackpot was last won on August 3 by a ticket in Pennsylvania, this was Powerball’s 40th drawing overall.

The California Lottery tweeted before the numbers were drawn that Saturday’s prize, which had a lump-sum option of an estimated $782.4 million, “breaks the world record for the Largest National Lottery Jackpot in the Guinness World Records.”

Powerball broke the record for “Greatest jackpot in a national lottery” in January 2016 when three tickets won a total of $1.586 billion and set a new standard for the category in the Guinness World Records.

Tickets for the Powerball lottery can be purchased in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands for a price of $2 for each game.

Highest Powerball Jackpot ever

Winners in California, Florida, and Tennessee were each awarded a portion of a world-record $1.586 billion in the Powerball jackpot in 2016. Prior to that, the jackpot had never been higher than $1.6 billion.

Mega Millions Drawing Days

The drawings for the separate multistate lottery game known as Mega Millions take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at eleven o’clock eastern standard time.

The two individuals who shared a Mega Millions jackpot worth $1.337 billion earlier this year decided to cash out their winnings in a flat sum amounting to $780.5 million. The projected prize for the drawing that took place on Friday night was $119 million.

Final Lines

According to officials from the California lottery, there were no winning tickets purchased for the Powerball drawing that took place on Saturday night, thus the jackpot has increased to $1.9 billion. The numbers 28, 45, 53, 56, and 69, with with a Powerball of 20, were drawn as the winning numbers on Saturday.

The following drawing will take place on Monday. If someone does end up taking home the reward, it will be the highest lottery jackpot in the history of the game.

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