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Powerball lottery prize rises to $1,600 million and breaks world record for highest in history

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A man looks at a digital billboard announcing the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot in New York City

A man looks at a digital billboard announcing the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot in New York City

Strong sales increased market share powerball lottery Last Friday approx. 1.600 millions of dollarsmaking it the biggest lottery jackpot in history America.

Saturday will be held at night To make a picture of award powerball, which no one has won in three months. A series of 39 consecutive draws without a winner shows a low odds of getting jackpotWhich is 1 in 292.2 million.

The advertised prize is what the winner will receive if they choose to receive the annuity in 29 years. But almost all winners opt to receive the one-time prize, which for Saturday’s drawing will total about $782.4 million.

A Digital Billboard Announcing The $1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot Is Displayed In New York City
A digital billboard announcing the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot is displayed in New York City

new bag is more record Previous $1.586 million received in 2016 by three people who bought Powerball tickets in California, Florida and Tennessee.

powerball Along with 45 states in . also available in Washington, DC, Puerto Rico And this Virgin Islands American.

The last recorded Powerball jackpot was six years ago. Winning ticket holders aren’t the only ones getting payday in the drawing. tax officer of America They’ll walk away with a jackpot of about 40 percent, and state and local officials want a piece, too.

A Person Receives A Lottery Ticket For The $1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot In New York City
A person receives a lottery ticket for the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot in New York City

Powerball tickets cost $2 and are sold in 45 US states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

To play Powerball, the ticket buyer must choose five different numbers from 1 to 69, then choose a Powerball number from 1 to 26.

Then the buyer goes home and dreams big – houses, new cars, fancy meals, and fancy vacations – while waiting for the results of the draw and the potential disappointment that follows.

If no one wins the jackpot in Saturday’s drawing, it will break the record for the longest leg without a grand prize.

A Man Fills Out A Powerball Ticket For The $1.6 Billion Jackpot In New York City
A man fills out a Powerball ticket for the $1.6 billion jackpot in New York City

Prior to the massive Powerball payouts of 2016, previous records were set 2019 In Wisconsin ($768.4 million) and in 2017 Massachusetts ($758.7 million).

The numbers drawn were 2, 11, 32, 25, 60 and the additional Powerball numbers were 23. Nobody got them right.

So the jackpot continues to grow, and Saturday will have another chance to win. This time the prize money is $1,600 million and is the third largest lottery jackpot in the country’s history.

This is the biggest lottery jackpot in the world in history.

The jackpot continues to grow since the grand prize was last won on August 3rd Pennsylvania,

Saturday’s draw, which will take place at the Loteria de las Florida At 10:59 p.m. (02:59 GMT), marks the 40th Powerball drawing since winning the jackpot.

(With information from Associated Press and AFP)

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The Powerball lottery was empty again and on Saturday it will offer one of the highest prizes in United States history

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