Powerball numbers for 11/5/22: Did anyone win?

So far, no jackpot winners have come out of 39 spins as of August 3.

WASHINGTON – The Powerball jackpot has officially broken the record for the largest prize ever offered in a type of lottery in the US.

After Wednesday’s $1.2 billion Powerball draw failed to find a winner, Saturday’s jackpot rose to $1.6 billion after sales surged.

The winning numbers in Saturday’s draw were 28-45-53-56-69, Powerball 20 and Power Play 3.

If there were no winners on Saturday, the jackpot would be close to hitting the $2 billion mark – pushing the record to new heights.

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Several lottery players woke up to millionaires Thursday morning despite a lack of major prize winners. Players in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas and Virginia had million-dollar tickets that matched all five numbers but not the red Powerball. Players in Arkansas, Montana and New Jersey had tickets worth $2 million, matching five numbers with Power Play.

So far, no jackpot winner has come out of 39 spins as of August 3. The odds of winning are very low – 1 in 292.2 million.

In Wednesday’s draw for the $1.2 billion jackpot, 46.6% of the 292.2 million possible number combinations were covered. This is up from 36.3% of all possible number combinations selected for Monday night’s draw, reflecting that ticket sales increase as the jackpot moves higher.

Winners will receive $1.6 billion over 29 years if they choose to annuity. Almost all of the winners opted for cash, which amounted to $782.4 million for Saturday’s draw. However, it may not always be the best decision, according to some financial experts.

Since lottery officials changed the rules and ticket prices to increase the top prizes a few years ago, huge lottery jackpots have become more frequent. sell.

The previous biggest prize was a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot won by three ticket holders in 2016. After a winning ticket matched the draw, the Powerball jackpot started again at 20 million. dollars and keep increasing every spin until the prize is won.

Powerball is played in 45 states, as well as Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

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10 biggest US lottery jackpots

  1. $1.6 billion (estimated) Powerball, November 5, 2022
  2. $1.586 billion, Powerball, January 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)
  3. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, October 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)
  4. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)
  5. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, January 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)
  6. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)
  7. $758.7 million, Powerball, August 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)
  8. $731.1 million, Powerball, January 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)
  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)

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Edmund DeMarche

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