With no instant winners reported at Thursday’s drawing, Saturday’s Powerball jackpot grew to roughly $825 million, its second-largest ever.
If a winner from Saturday night time’s drawing comes ahead, they’ll have the ability to take greater than $410 million in money and lay declare to the fifth largest jackpot in U.S. lottery historical past, Powerball officers stated in an announcement.
If there’s no winner, the jackpot that’s been rolling over since early August will broaden anew till Monday night time’s drawing, when it is anticipated to be an estimated $1 billion, officers stated. It could be the thirty seventh time a Powerball drawing turned up no jackpot winner.
Organizers stated the increasing jackpot has drawn extra purchases of the sport’s $2 tickets. “A Powerball jackpot this dimension has lots of people dreaming massive,” Drew Svitko, group product chair of Powerball, stated within the assertion Saturday.
The estimated $825 jackpot was the biggest Powerball prize of 2022 to date, organizers stated. And it was the second largest general, subsequent to the practically 1.6 billion jackpot shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee after a drawing on Jan. 13, 2016.
On Aug. 3, a ticket in Pennsylvania matched all 5 white balls and the crimson Powerball to win the final Powerball jackpot to pay. The ticket was value $206.9 million.
Claire Cardona contributed.