After the New Year's Day drawing failed to produce an overall winner, the top prize of more than half a billion dollars remained up for grabs.
Ticket sales increase as the amount increases. According to a news statement from the lottery game, game officials upped Monday's draw from $500 million to $522 million, with a cash value of roughly $372 million.
White balls 6, 12, 39, 48, and 50 were the winning Powerball numbers on Saturday. 7 was the Powerball number.
More than 2.7 million tickets were sold, with rewards ranging from $4 to $2 million. Three winning Match 5 tickets worth $1 million each were sold in Arizona, California, and Florida, according to Powerball. Other winning tickets were sold in the state of Maryland.
In October, a single ticket in California won $699.8 million in the Powerball jackpot. According to the news release, the prize was the 5th largest in Powerball history and the 7th largest in US lottery history.
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Since then, there have been 38 consecutive drawings with no winner; according to the organizers, the odds of actually winning the jackpot are about 1 in 292.2 million.
The jackpot has a 1 in 292.2 million chance of being won.
People can buy tickets for $2 each. They are available for purchase in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.