Powerball Jackpot Reaches $152 Million as No Winner Emerges
The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is estimated to be a staggering $152 million. This substantial prize comes after Monday’s drawing failed to produce a winner. The winning numbers for Monday’s drawing were 19, 22, 34, 66, and 69, with a Powerball of 5 and a Power Play of 3X.
If a lucky ticket holder manages to clinch the jackpot and chooses the cash option, they will walk away with a whopping $66.8 million. However, the Monday drawing left us without any jackpot winners, Match 5 + Power Play $2 million winners, or Match 5 $1 million winners. It seems luck was not on anyone’s side this time.
The chances of winning a Powerball jackpot are incredibly slim, with odds standing at about 1 in 292.2 million. Even the overall odds of winning any Powerball prize are quite low at approximately 1 in 24.9.
To try their luck at winning the Powerball, players can purchase a $2 ticket. They then need to choose five numbers from one to 69 for the white balls and one number from one to 26 for the red Powerball. The excitement of the game lies in the fact that Powerball offers eight alternative ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to a staggering $1 million. And what’s more, players have the option to increase their winnings through the Powerplay feature.
Tickets can be bought in-person at various locations, including gas stations, convenience stores, grocery stores, as well as select airport terminals. Additionally, those looking for convenience and accessibility can purchase tickets online through the Jackpocket app in states where it is available.
It’s worth noting that Jackpocket is the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY Network. So, if you’re feeling lucky, why not take a chance and try your hand at the next Powerball drawing? You just might be the lucky winner to walk away with $152 million!