Powerball: Winning numbers for 2/1/23
Powerball has not had a major winner since November 19.
WASHINGTON — The Powerball jackpot jumped to $653 million after Monday’s drawing.
No one won Powerball on Monday, extending its losing streak. Although there were no major winners, a single California ticket matched five numbers to win $1 million.
Prizes have increased steadily since November 19, shortly after the lottery game paid out a record $2.04 billion.
If no one wins the Powerball on Wednesday, the jackpot could hit a record. Even with $653 million on the line, the prize is just short of the top ten lottery prizes in the US
Winners must choose between an annuity, payable over 29 years, or a cash option. The cash option for Wednesday is $350 million.
Powerball winning numbers for 2/1/23
The winning numbers for Wednesday, February 1 are 31-43-58-59-66 and Powerball 9.
What are my chances of winning Powerball?
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.
Over the past few years, huge lottery jackpots have become more popular as lottery officials have changed the rules and ticket prices to increase the top prize.
Powerball’s biggest change comes in 2021 when officials decide to add Mondays to the weekly draw list on Wednesday and Saturday nights. At the time of publication, Powerball claimed the addition of a Monday draw would result in a “bigger, faster-rising jackpot”.
Powerball is played in 45 states, as well as Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
What is the biggest US lottery jackpot ever won?
$2.04 billion, Powerball, November 8, 2022 (one ticket, from California)
$1.586 billion, Powerball, January 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)
$1.537 billion, Mega Millions, October 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)
$1.35 billion Mega Millions, January 13, 2023 (one ticket, from Maine)
$1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)
$1.05 billion, Mega Millions, January 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)
$768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)
$758.7 million, Powerball, August 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)
$731.1 million, Powerball, January 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)
$699.8 million, Powerball, October 4, 2021 (one ticket, from California)
https://www.king5.com/article/news/nation-world/powerball-numbers-for-feb-1-2023/507-756ec9bd-7677-4b9a-a80d-ac7345636a2a Powerball: Winning numbers for 2/1/23