Powerball Jackpot Hits $875 Million, Third-Largest in History

The Powerball jackpot continues to soar, reaching an estimated $875 million and solidifying its position as one of the largest jackpots in Powerball history.

The Powerball jackpot has reached a staggering $875 million, placing it among the top three largest jackpots ever. Learn about the latest drawing results, prize options, and the excitement surrounding this massive prize. Get your tickets now for a chance to win big!

In the Wednesday night drawing, no players managed to match all six winning numbers: 23-35-45-66-67, along with a Powerball number of 20.

As a result, the upcoming Saturday drawing will feature the third-largest jackpot in the history of the Powerball lottery. This impressive amount falls just behind the world record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot won last year and the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot won in 2016.

Should a lucky player match all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing, they will have the option to receive the $875 million prize in yearly installments or choose a one-time lump sum payment of $441.9 million before taxes.

According to game officials, there have been 36 consecutive Powerball drawings without a jackpot winner. The most recent Powerball jackpot was won on April 19 when a ticket sold in Ohio matched the winning numbers and secured a prize of $252.6 million.

Research indicates that approximately 60% of the revenue generated from U.S. state lotteries goes directly to winners, while the states retain the remaining funds after disbursing the prize money and covering specific costs, such as advertising. However, in the case of larger lotteries like Mega Millions and Powerball, half of the ticket revenue contributes to the game’s prize pool, resulting in these remarkable jackpot amounts.

Powerball is available in 45 states, including Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Notably, five states—Alabama, Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and Nevada—do not sell lottery tickets.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to win a life-changing sum of money. Secure your Powerball tickets now and become part of the excitement surrounding this massive jackpot. Dream big and envision the possibilities that await the lucky winner. Good luck!

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