Since no one managed to win the $68 million grand prize in the latest Jackpot Powerball drawing, the money is moving to the next round. The next drawing will be worth $85 million with a cash option of $51 million.
Here are the latest jackpot-winning numbers: 2, 18, 19, 22, 63. Powerball Power Number: 19. Power Play Number: 3.
As usual, let's go over some of the interesting statistics for this drawing. Though the grand prize remains unclaimed, one player did manage to match all five white-ball numbers, winning $1 million. However, since that particular player opted against picking the Power Play option, their winnings will not be increased to $2 million. The ticket was sold in Pennsylvania.
There were 572,101 winners in total who managed to win at least $4 each. There were 15,796 winners in Michigan alone. Four players from that area managed to win $300, which is the largest individual prize won in the state.
If you wish to try out the game for yourself, you'll be delighted to know that Jackpot Powerball is offered in 44 states, including Puerto Rico, Washington DC, and the Virgin Islands. The players need to pick five white-ball numbers (ranging from 1 to 69) and one red-ball number (ranging from 1 to 26). Each ticket costs $2.
As for the winning strategy, the gambling community has differing points of view. Some just go with the flow, picking the numbers on the fly, while others let the computer pick the numbers for them. Statistically speaking, most of the jackpots were won through computer-generated means.
Your odds of taking down the jackpot are one in 292 million.
You can watch jackpot drawings live as they are taking place or check the results online.