The prize for Powerball Jackpot has now reached $425 million, the highest it’s ever been, and it’s expected to rise even more. The more people who pay for their tickets increasing the amount of winnings in the drawing and normally there is a surge in ticket purchases the day before the big drawing. A week ago, the prize of the drawing was $325 million and the previous Powerball Jackpot winners won $365 million back in ’06. Read more below.
Lottery officials say nobody has won the Powerball jackpot and the top prize will now increase to about $425 million for the next drawing, the largest jackpot ever for the game.
The Powerball numbers for Saturday were 22-32-37-44-50, and the Powerball was 34.