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For all Powerball jackpot contestants there is one more attraction to participate, because after no one hit the winning numbers in the last game, the contest reached the Top Ten area for the biggest prizes.
In the draw on Monday, January 3, no ticket matched all six numbers: 2, 13, 32, 33, 48 and the Powerball number was 22.
In the absence of a winner, the jackpot of the draw on Wednesday, January 5, currently amounts to an estimated $ 575 million, the ninth largest jackpot in Powerball history. The jackpot has a cash value of $ 409.3 million.
In the previous drawing, more than 1.8 million tickets won lower-tier prizes ranging from $ 2 to $ 4 million. Some of the top-winning tickets included two Match 5 tickets worth $ 1 million each sold in Connecticut and Texas. A winning ticket of Match 5 + Power Play worth $ 2 million in Montana.
The Powerball jackpot was last won in California in the drawing for the October 4, 2021 when a single ticket won a grand prize of $ 699.8 million. That jackpot was ranked the fifth-largest in Powerball history and the seventh-largest in US lottery history.Since then, there have been 39 draws in a row without a jackpot winner.
So far, Powerball holds the world record for the largest jackpot set in 2016. The record jackpot of $ 1.586 million it was shared by the winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.
Top Ten Powerball Awards
- $ 1,586 million, January 13, 2016 (California, Florida, Tennesse)
- $ 768.4 million, March 27, 2019 (Wisconsin)
- $ 758.7 million, Aug 23, 2017 (Massachusetts)
- $ 731.1 million, January 20, 2021 (Maryland)
- $ 699.8 million, October 4, 2021 (California)
- $ 687.8 million, October 27, 2018 (Iowa, New York)
- $ 590.5 million, May 18, 2013 (Florida)
- $ 587.5 million, November 28, 2012 (Arizona, Missouri)
- $ 575 million, January 5, 2022
- $ 564.1 million – February 11, 2015 (North Carolina, Texas)
Remember that Powerball tickets they cost $ 2 per play and are sold sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.
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