Powerball Jackpot $1 Billion Unclaimed 31st October 22
Powerball jackpot grows as players lose. No one matched all six numbers Saturday night and won $825 million.
According to a Powerball statement, the next drawing will be for a massive $1 billion on Monday night.
The winning numbers drawn on Saturday evening were 19, 31, 40, 46, and 57 for the white balls, an
d 23 for the red power ball.
The new jackpot will still be the fifth largest in U.S. history, after three Mega Millions jackpots and one other Powerball prize.
The Powerball jackpot worth $1.586 billion was split between three winners in 2016, making it the most valuable prize ever awarded.
The advertised top prize of $1 billion is for winners who receive their winnings in the form of an annuity paid over 29 years.
The vast majority of winners choose to receive their prizes in the form of cash, which for Monday's drawing will total an estimated $497.3 million.
It's been nearly 3 months since someone matched all six numbers and won the lottery's grand prize, with a $206.9 million jackpot win in Pennsylvania on Aug. 3.
Powerball is played in 45 states, as well as in Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.