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Powerball jackpot hits $1 billion for the second time ever

Saturday night’s Powerball drawing had no winners, bringing the jackpot up to $1 billion for the second time ever.

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The jackpot was boosted ahead of Monday night’s drawing and is the 37th drawing in a row with no winner.

There was only one other time the Powerball jackpot reached $1 billion dollars.

Winning numbers for Saturday night’s Powerball jackpot

According to My Twin Tiers, the winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing were 19, 31, 40, 46, and 57. The Powerball number was 23.

While there was no jackpot winner, there were six winning tickets.

One in Maryland, one in Texas, two in California, and two in Michigan.

These winners saw the $1 million dollar prize after matching the white balls.

One ticket in Florida played the Power Play, landing them a winning ticket worth $2 million dollars.

The $1 billion dollar jackpot tonight will be the fifth largest jackpot in U.S. history overall. For Powerball specifically it will be the second highest jackpot.

The last jackpot winner was in August when someone in Pennsylvania hit a $206.9 million dollar prize.

In January two winners split the $632.6 million dollar jackpot.

The cash value for the current Powerball jackpot sits at $497.3 million.


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