Powerball jackpot rises to $435 million

Posted June 09, 2017

Powerball selected winning numbers Wednesday night for an estimated $375 million jackpot.

After no one matched all six numbers in Wednesday's drawing, the jackpot is growing to an estimated $435 million for Saturday's drawing.

The highest Powerball drawing was $1.6 billion in January 2016.

And 2004, an anonymous ticket holder won a almost $215 million Powerball jackpot. Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize. Matching all five regular numbers in any order and the red Powerball will win you the jackpot.

If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it?

The cash option for the jackpot is about $235 million.

Someone who purchased a Powerball ticket from a Fountain Valley gas station is $1.6 million richer, the California Lottery said Thursday, June 8.

The Powerball lottery is played in 44 states and the District, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

How Many Numbers do you Need to Win on Powerball? The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1 in 292,201,338.

The player in North Carolina also played the Power Play option which increased their winnings to $2 million. The others are worth $1 million apiece.

In Michigan, one played matched four white balls and the Powerball to win $50,000.