MICHIGAN LOTTERY UPDFATE:
Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is set at $1 BILLION! The cash option for the drawing is $497 million. This is the second time in Powerball’s 30-year history that the advertised jackpot has reached $1 billion.
If a lucky player wins the $1 billion jackpot, it will be the second-largest Powerball jackpot ever won, and fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. Tonight’s drawing will be the 38th Powerball drawing since the jackpot was last won Aug. 3.
There are nine ways to win playing Powerball. In last Saturday’s Powerball drawing, players across the country won more than $38 million in cash prizes. In Michigan, two players won $1 million. Those winning tickets were bought at:
- New Buffalo Shell, located at 18913 Laporte Road in New Buffalo
- Billy’s Liquor Depot II, located at 27222 Grand River Avenue in Redford
Powerball tickets are available for purchase until 9:45 p.m. tonight at Lottery retailers throughout the state. Tickets also may be purchased online at MichiganLottery.com.
To date, Powerball holds the world record for the largest jackpot set in 2016. The record $1.586 billion jackpot was shared by winners in California, Florida, and Tennessee.
Top 10 Powerball Jackpots
1. $1.586 Billion – Jan. 13, 2016 – CA, FL, TN
2. $1 Billion (est.) – Oct. 31, 2022
3. $768.4 Million – March 27, 2019 – WI
4. $758.7 Million – Aug. 23, 2017 – MA
5. $731.1 Million – Jan. 20, 2021 – MD
6. $699.8 Million – Oct. 4, 2021 – CA
7. $687.8 Million – Oct. 27, 2018 – IA, NY
8. $632.6 Million – Jan. 5, 2022 – CA, WI
9. $590.5 Million – May 18, 2013 – FL
10. $587.5 Million – Nov. 28, 2012 – AZ, MO
WISCONSIN LOTTERY UPDATE:
On a day when treats are plentiful throughout the United States, the estimated Powerball jackpot has reached $1 billion for the Monday, October 31, 2022, drawing. If a player wins tonight’s jackpot, it will be the second largest jackpot in Powerball’s 30-year history and fifth largest jackpot in U.S. history.
During the weekend, Powerball players nationwide won more than $38 million in lower-level cash prizes including a $50,000 winning ticket sold in Wisconsin at the Home Front Travel Mart on 200 State Road 12 & 16 in Camp Douglas for the Saturday, October 29 drawing.
Other non-jackpot, weekend Powerball winners across the country included six tickets (CA-2, MD, MI-2, TX) that each won a $1 million prize and a ticket in Florida that won a $2 million prize. In addition to a win in Wisconsin, there were 80 tickets nationwide that won a $50,000 prize.
“This is only the second time that Powerball’s jackpot has reached $1 billion,” said Drew Svitko, Powerball Product Group Chair. “While playing for a jackpot of this magnitude is exciting, please remember to play responsibly.”
The next Powerball drawing will take place tonight at 9:59 p.m. CT. Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Powerball drawings are Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tickets must be purchased before 9 p.m. to be included in that day’s drawing.
The odds of winning the $1 million Powerball prize are 1 in 11,688,054. The odds of winning a $50,000 prize are 1 in 913,130. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.