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The winning numbers for Saturday’s estimated $935 million Powerball jackpot were drawn, making it the fifth-largest prize in the history of the game. The numbers drawn were 33, 13, 50, 12, 52 with a Powerball of 23. This is the first Powerball jackpot to surpass $900 million this year and jumped from $865 million after no tickets matched all six numbers in the previous drawing.

A jackpot winner in the Saturday drawing can choose to receive the money in annuitized payments or take a lump sum estimated at $452.3 million. While the jackpot was not won in the previous drawing, three tickets won $1 million each by matching the first five numbers. These tickets were sold in Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Texas. The grand prize for Powerball was last won in January, and there have been 37 consecutive drawings since without a jackpot winner.

The largest Powerball jackpot and the largest US lottery prize ever won was $2.04 billion by a ticket purchased in California in November 2022. The estimated $935 million jackpot for Saturday’s drawing would rank fifth on Powerball’s all-time prize list. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, and the odds of winning any prize in a Powerball drawing are 1 in 24.9, according to the lottery.

To win the Powerball jackpot, a ticket must match all five white balls plus the red Powerball. Powerball tickets cost $2 per play and are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. Drawings are held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. ET in Tallahassee, Florida. The previous largest Powerball jackpots were $1.765 billion (one ticket in California; 2023), $1.586 billion (three tickets, 2016), and $1.08 billion (one ticket in California, 2023).

With the excitement surrounding the Powerball jackpot reaching $935 million, many people are eagerly buying tickets in hopes of becoming the next big winner. The possibility of winning such a large sum of money has captured the attention of lottery players across the country. As the drawing approaches, the anticipation builds for who will be the lucky winner of this massive jackpot.

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