Did Anyone Win the $ 31M Jackpot?

The Powerball numbers on Saturday were 12, 17, 30, 45 and 62. The Powerball was 5 and the Power Play was 2X.

But no one won the $ 31 million jackpot, meaning it would rise to $ 38 million (worth $ 26.5 million) for the next drawing.

Although no one claimed the drawing jackpot on Saturday, seven players matched four white balls and the Powerball to win a $ 50,000 prize, with three players doubling their winnings to $ 100,000 on Power Play.

Earlier in October, a player from California won a $ 699 million jackpot, the fifth largest in Powerball history. The winner has a choice between an estimated annuity of $ 699.8 million, paid in 30 completed payments over 29 years, or a lump sum payment of $ 496 million.

The winning ticket for the Oct. 4 drawing was purchased at the Albertsons in Morro Bay. The retailer will win a maximum bonus of $ 1 million for the sale of the winning ticket.

The win was the 41st draw in the jackpot run, which has continued to move for four months since. a player from Florida took home the $ 268 million jackpot in June.

Prior to this, the jackpot had not been claimed since March 27 when another player from Florida took $ 238 million reward

Top 10 Biggest Powerball Wins

1. $ 1.586 billion (01/13/2016)
Winning tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee

2. $ 768.4 million (03/27/2019)
Single ticket sold in Wisconsin

3. $ 758.7 million (08/23/2017)
Single ticket sold in Massachusetts

4. $ 730 million – (01/20/2021)
Single ticket sold in Maryland

5. $ 699.8 million (10/04/2021)
Single ticket sold in California

6. $ 687.8 million (10/27/2018)
Two winning tickets were drawn – each to Iowa and New York

7. $ 590.5 million (05/18/2013)
Single ticket sold in Florida

8. $ 587.5 million (11/28/2012)
Two winning tickets were drawn – each in Missouri and Arizona

9. $ 564.1 million (02/11/2015)
Winning tickets were sold in Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico

How to Play Powerball |

Powerball tickets are $ 2 per play, with players choosing five numbers from 1 to 69, in addition to a red Powerball number from 1 to 26. In some cases, players can also multiply of non -jackpot prizes by using the Power Play option for an additional $ 1.

Tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Powerball drawings are broadcast live every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 pm ET from the lottery studio located in Tallahassee, Florida.

Jackpot winners can choose to receive their prize as an annuity, paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years, or a lump sum payment. Both the prize options advertised are pre-federal and covered taxes.

The overall probability of winning a prize is 1 in 24.9, according to the Powerball websites. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

If you won the Powerball jackpot, call lottery officials at 1-800-222-0996.

A Powerball ticket sits on the counter at Kavanagh Liquors on January 13, 2016 in San Lorenzo, California.
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