US Powerball Lottery Jackpot Reaches $800 Million

No one received an envisioned $700 million Powerball Lottery Jackpot Wednesday night time, which means the big prize will grow to an envisioned $800 million for the next drawing.

The numbers drawn had been: 19-36-37-forty six-56-24

No one has matched all six numbers and won the Powerball jackpot due to the fact Aug. 3, permits the prize to grow to the 5th-largest in U.S. History. Those quantities to 36 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner. The next drawing is Saturday.

The loss of a winner reflects the lengthy odds of winning the grand prize, which is one in 292.2 million.

The new $800 jackpot quantity is for winners who take their winnings thru an annuity, paid yearly over 29 years. Nearly all winners in reality choose the cash option, but, which could be $383.7 million after taxes.
The biggest lottery jackpot to date turned into a $1.586 billion Powerball prize that 3 price ticket holders won in 2016.

Powerball is performed in 45 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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