Powerball jackpot nears $1 billion after no winners
Powerball soars to $925 million, nearing the billion-dollar mark after no winners in the recent drawing.
The next Powerball drawing is on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 10:59 p.m. ET, offering a chance at the massive jackpot.
Currently the fourth-largest prize in Powerball's history, the potential win excites lottery enthusiasts.
The last Powerball jackpot hit $1.08 billion, marking the third-largest prize, with the winning ticket sold in Los Angeles.
Powerball drawings occur thrice a week, every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET, offering multiple opportunities to win.
The winning numbers from the latest drawing on Sept. 27 were 1, 7, 46, 47, and 63. The Powerball was 7, with a Power Play of 3X.
Playing Powerball costs $2 per play. Players choose five numbers from 1 to 69 for white balls and one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball.
Prizes range from $4 for one red Powerball to the grand prize for matching 5 white balls + 1 red Powerball.
Odds of Winning
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot stand at 1 in 292,201,338, making it a challenging yet enticing game.
Power Play Option
For an additional $1, players can multiply their non-jackpot winnings up to 10 times with the Power Play, enhancing their potential payouts.