Powerball jackpot soars to $730 million, third largest in U.S. lottery history: What you need to know

The Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $730 million, ranking third in US lottery history. Since no one has won the top prize since September 16, 2020, the jackpot has kept growing.

The winning numbers for the drawing on Tuesday night were 40, 53, 60, 68, 69, and Powerball 22. There were no jackpot winners, but 14 tickets matched all five white balls and were each worth $1 million.

The next Powerball drawing will take place on July 13, 2023. If no one wins the top prize, the jackpot will be reset to $20 million.

Here are some more details regarding the Powerball prize that you might be interested in.

The Powerball jackpot is one of the country’s two greatest lottery payouts. The other is Mega Millions, which currently has a $850 million jackpot.
Since its inception in 1992, the Powerball jackpot has been won 30 times. The greatest Powerball prize, $1.586 billion, was won in January 2021 on a ticket sold in California.

The probability of winning the Powerball jackpot is one in 292 million.

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