Powerball lottery jackpot at $1.2 billion for winning numbers drawing Wednesday

It’s a Powerball Wednesday with more than a billion dollars up for grabs.

The jackpot for Wednesday’s winning number draw is $1.2 billion, the second largest jackpot in Powerball history and the fourth largest lottery win in US history.

The grand prize has a cash value of $596.7 million.

The grand prize grew again after there was no winner for Monday’s drawing. The winning numbers for this draw were: 13, 19, 36, 39, 59 and the Power Ball was 13. The Power Play was 3X.

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The biggest lottery jackpot of all time was a $1.5863 billion Powerball prize in 2016, with the top prize shared by three winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.

Powerball is played in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The probability of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292 million and tickets cost $2 each.

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The 10 Largest Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Won in US Lottery History

1. $1.586 billion, Powerball, January 13, 2016 (three lots from California, Florida, Tennessee)

2. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, October 23, 2018 (one entry, from South Carolina)

3. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

4. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, January 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)

5. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket from Wisconsin)

6. $758.7 million, Powerball, August 23, 2017 (one ticket from Massachusetts)

7. $731.1 million, Powerball, January 20, 2021 (one ticket from Maryland)

8. $699.8 million, Powerball, October 4, 2021 (one ticket from California)

9. $687.8 million, Powerball, October 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)

10. $656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)

Powerball tickets are $2 per game. Tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

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