The $747 million Powerball jackpot up for grabs Monday. Night is the ninth largest in US lottery history. And the latest in a string of huge lottery prizes.
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Powerball jackpot soared to an estimated $747 million. When no one beat the odds and won the top prize in Saturday night’s drawing.
The numbers drawn were: 2, 8, 15, 19, 58 and Powerball 10.
The $747 million Powerball jackpot up for grabs. Monday night is the ninth largest in US lottery history and the latest in a string of huge lottery prizes. Someone from Maine won a $1.35 billion Mega Millions prize less than three weeks ago. And a California player won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot last November.
Jackpots are so big because the tough odds. Offer a slim chance of matching all six numbers and winning the top prize. This enables jackpots like Saturday night’s $700 million. Top prize to roll over and grow for months. The last time someone beat the odds of one in 292.2 million to win the Powerball jackpot was November 19, 2022.
The $747 million estimate is for a winner who is paid an annuity over 29 years. Winners usually opt for cash, which will be $403.1 million for Monday night’s drawing.
Powerball is played in all 45 states as well as Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.