April 23, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Powerball tickets are seen at a liquor retailer in Washington, July 19, 2023. REUTERS/Nathan Howard/File Photograph

There have been no tickets offered with all six numbers within the newest drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery, pushing the estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing to $1.09 billion, the ninth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot.

There have been six tickets offered with 5 numbers, however lacking the Powerball quantity — two in Maryland and one every in Florida, Minnesota, North Carolina and Virginia. They’re every value $1 million, based on the Multi- State Lottery Affiliation, which conducts the sport.

The numbers drawn Monday had been 19, 24, 40, 42, 56 and the Powerball quantity was 23. The estimated jackpot was $1.03 billion, the Tenth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot.

The drawing was the thirty ninth since Jan. 1, the final time a ticket with all six numbers was offered.

The percentages of matching all 5 numbers and the Powerball quantity is 1 in 292.2 million, based on the Multi-State Lottery Affiliation. The general likelihood of successful a prize is 1 in 24.9.

The jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is the fourth-largest within the historical past of the Powerball sport which started in 1992. There have been 5 bigger jackpots for the Mega Thousands and thousands sport, which started in 1996 as The Large Recreation and was given the brand new identify Mega Thousands and thousands in 2002.

The Powerball sport is performed in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

— Metropolis Information Service