It’s trick-or-treating time for Powerball players.
For the second time in its history, the Powerball jackpot stands at $1 billion. There were no winning tickets for the grand prize in Saturday night’s drawing for $825 million, meaning that Monday’s drawing on Halloween night will be the second largest amount in the promotion’s 30-year history.
The winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing were 19, 31, 40, 46, 57 and the red Powerball was 23, according to lottery officials. The Power Play was 3X.
According to lottery officials, Monday’s drawing trails only the world-record $1.586 billion won six years ago and will be the fifth-largest lottery in U.S. history. That jackpot was won on Jan. 13, 2016, and was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.
It has been nearly three months since someone won a Powerball jackpot, and Saturday night was the 37th consecutive drawing without a winner. The last Powerball jackpot was won on Aug. 3, when a ticket in Pennsylvania was worth $206.9 million, lottery officials said.
That was the fifth time this year that there was a winning Powerball ticket. The others were a $632.6 million winner on Jan. 5, which was split by winners in California and Wisconsin; a $185 million winner on Feb. 14 in Connecticut; a $473.1 million winner on April 27 in Arizona; and a $366.7 million winner on June 29 in Vermont.
While the big prize was not won, six tickets won $1 million after matching all five white balls Saturday night. Two were sold in California and two were bought in Michigan. Winning $1 million tickets were also bought in Maryland and Texas. One ticket in Florida matched all five balls and jumped to $2 million because the Power Play option was used.
Powerball tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Drawings are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. ET.
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