The Powerball jackpot will climb again.
No winner matched all six numbers to win the massive jackpot on Wednesday, which is now expected to soar to $1.5 billion, holding a cash value of $745.9 million, Powerball announced. The winning numbers for Wednesday night’s drawing were 22, 11, 60, 2, 35, and the Powerball is 23. The Power Play was 2X.
Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.2 billion after none of the tickets sold matched all six of the winning numbers drawn on Monday.
While winners can receive their winnings through an annual payment plan over 29 years, most grand jackpot winners opt to take the prize in cash. The biggest prize was a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot won by three ticket holders in 2016.
No one has won with all six numbers since August 2022. . The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, according to Powerball.
Powerball is played in 45 states, and in Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.