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Two tickets took away the $494 million Mega Millions prize on Friday night – but the Powerball jackpot is still on the rise.
The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game is approaching $500 million after a week-long streak of no wins that continued till Saturday night. With no grand prize winner, the jackpot increases to $480 million – $242.2 million if the winner chooses the more popular cash option.
The winning Powerball lottery numbers for Saturday were 32-37-40-58-62 with Powerball 15 and Power Play 5.
Players must match all five numbers and the Powerball to win the grand prize. The chance of this happening is less than 1 in 292 million.
Although some people are waking up the millionaires. On Saturday night, two tickets matched five numbers to win $1 million, according to Powerball’s website. They were bought in Ohio and Texas.
The next Powerball lottery drawing is on Monday, October. 17
It’s been a big year for both major lottery games. Americans were in a lot of frenzy in July at the Mega Millions jackpot of about $1.377 billion, until a winner in Illinois took home the grand prize. Two people came forward last month to claim that prize, but they chose to remain anonymous.
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While Mega Millions has had a number of headline-making jackpots in recent years, Powerball says it holds the world record for the largest jackpot, with a prize of $1.586 billion won in 2016.
Powerball’s current jackpot has a way to go before it gets close to record position. Here’s a look at the biggest US jackpots of all time, according to the Associated Press:
$1.586 billion, Powerball jackpot, January. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)
$1.537 billion, Mega Millions, october. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)
$1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)
$1.05 billion, Mega Millions, January. 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)
$768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)
$758.7 million, Powerball jackpot, august. 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)
$731.1 million, Powerball jackpot, January. 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)
$699.8 million, Powerball jackpot, october. 4, 2021 (one ticket, from California)
$687.8 million, Powerball jackpot, october. 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)
$656 million, Mega Millions jackpot, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)