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Powerball Jackpot Reaches $340 Million

Powerball Jackpot Reaches $340 Million

After no one won the Powerball in Saturday night’s draw, the jackpot has now risen to a massive $350 million. It is now the third biggest Powerball prize ever and the seventh biggest annuity prize in US history. It is also the sixth largest cash payout, around $222 million, of all time.

Powerball Jackpot Reaches $340 Million

There was no jackpot winner from Saturday’s Powerball draw which means there is $350 million up for grabs this week

While no one won the jackpot, there are 13 new millionaires as a result of the draw. Two in Pennsylvania, New York, North Carolina and Michigan and one in Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Louisiana and Arizona. These tickets won $1 million each for matching five numbers.

There were also three tickets in California which matched five numbers, however, they won $573,694 each do to the state’s pari-mutuel system.

The next Powerball draw will take place on Wednesday night.

The largest lottery prize ever won was $656 million in March 2012 from the Mega Millions game. The payout was split between three winning tickets. The largest ever Powerball win was $587.5 million in November last year, the prize was split between two tickets.

At present the Mega Millions jackpot is also pretty big, the jackpot is now owrth $170 million ager no one won on Friday night. The next draw will take place on Tuesday.

OCA News Editor

With a background in game development spanning 8 years, Sam Peterson is OCA’s leading authority in the world of online gaming. His focuses include new releases and gaming providers.

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