Are you feeling lucky? Powerball jackpot surges to $620M
(Gray News) - Powerball ticket holders anxiously awaited to see if the numbers drawn Wednesday night would make them the winner of $570 million.
But that didn’t happen.
No ticket matched all five white balls and the red Powerball, so now the jackpot has grown to $620 million for Saturday’s drawing.
This is the highest the Powerball jackpot has been since the Jan. 20, 2021, drawing when a $731.1 million pot was won in Maryland, according to lottery officials.
The last jackpot-winning Powerball ticket was sold in Florida for the June 5 drawing.
Officials say there have been 39 drawings in a row since without a grand prize winner.
Powerball tickets are $2 per play and are sold in 45 states.
According to Powerball statistics, the overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9, while the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.
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