Powerball results for Saturday 15th October 2022

The lottery game’s jackpot is approaching $500 million after a week-long winning streak.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Two tickets scooped the $494 million Mega Millions prize Friday night — it will power ball Jackpot is next, or will it hit the half billion mark?

The lottery game’s jackpot is approaching $500 million after a week-long winning streak. An estimated jackpot of $454 million is available in Saturday night’s drawing – $232.6 million if the winner chooses the more popular cash option.

The Powerball winning 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 probability of this happening is low, less than 1 in 292 million.

A near-record Mega Millions jackpot of $1.377 billion sent Americans into a lottery frenzy in July until a winner in Illinois took home the grand prize. Last month, two people came forward to claim this prize but chose to remain anonymous.

MORE: $1.3 billion Mega Millions jackpot winners claim prize

While Mega Millions has had several headline-grabbing jackpots in recent years, Powerball claims to hold the world record for the largest jackpot, winning a whopping $1.586 billion in 2016.

Powerball’s current jackpot still has a long way to go before it approaches record status. Here’s a look at the biggest US jackpots of all time according to the Associated Press:

  • $1.586 billion, Powerball, 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, August 23, 2017 (one ticket from Massachusetts)
  • $731.1 million, Powerball, January 20, 2021 (one ticket from Maryland)
  • $699.8 million, Powerball, October 4, 2021 (one ticket from California)
  • $687.8 million, Powerball, October 27, 2018 (two tickets from Iowa and New York)
  • $656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)

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Laura Coffey

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