Numbers Drawn for $476-Million Powerball Jackpot


The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to $1.6 billion, a world record for a lottery, after the drawing on Friday, Oct. 19, produced no victor of the grand prize, officials said. Mega Millions now marks the largest lottery prize in the history of the United States. The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday with the jackpot expected to exceed the USA record of $1.6 billion.

On Tuesday, that would mean a total of almost $905 million - before taxes, according to the Mega Millions website.

But if you are itching to play, you could win even more on Tuesday. If there is a victor, they will get the 13th largest payout in history.

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At some point someone is going to win the lottery, aren't they?

The next Powerball drawing is at 11 p.m. EST Wednesday.

Each Powerball or Mega Millions ticket is $2.

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The Tennessee Lottery said the base prize for matching all five white numbers is $1 million, but the player added the Power Play which upped the prize money to $2 million.

As more tickets sell before the draw on Tuesday, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers. Again, the computer can do this for you if you don't want to choose your own numbers.

When lottery officials changed the Mega Millions rules in October 2017 to shrink the odds of winning and increase ticket prices to $2 from $1, then-Mega Millions president Debbie Alford said the innovations would deliver "attention-grabbing jackpots" and generate increased revenues.

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