December 5, 2022
POWERBALL jackpot soars to $1.2 billion

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POWERBALL jackpot soars to $1.2 billion

Largest POWERBALL jackpot of 2022

| 11/2/2022

TALLAHASSEE – The jackpot for tonight’s POWERBALL® drawing has rolled to an estimated $1.2 billion! The POWERBALL jackpot has rolled 37 times since the August 6, 2022 drawing, generating a staggering $59.9 million in contributions to Florida’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).

Jackpot winners have the option to receive their winnings in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum cash option of approximately $596.7 million. In addition to the jackpot, players have the chance to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to $2 million by matching other number combinations.

POWERBALL jackpots start at $20 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-69) and the Power Ball number (1-26). The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately 1-in-24.87. 

Players can purchase tickets at any of the more than 13,000 Lottery retailers across the state for the chance to become Florida’s newest multi-millionaire. Players are reminded to sign the back of their tickets at the time of purchase and keep them in a safe place. The integrity of all games is of utmost importance to the Florida Lottery. As always, the Florida Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly and remember that it only takes one ticket to win.                                   

ABOUT POWERBALL IN FLORIDA

Since joining POWERBALL in 2009, the game has generated more than $2.5 billion in contributions to education statewide. Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, with more than 114.5 million winning tickets totaling more than $3.5 billion in prizes, including 16 jackpot winners. Florida was also one of the three states nationally to have a winner share in the world record-setting $1.586 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016.

The next POWERBALL drawing will be held tonight, November 2, at 10:59 p.m., ET, tickets must be purchased by 10:00 p.m., ET to be eligible for this drawing. POWERBALL drawings are broadcast live, in high-definition, from the Florida Lottery's state of the art draw studio in Tallahassee. Drawings are also available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website and our official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/floridalottery  . Winning numbers are available on the Lottery's website, free mobile app, at retailers statewide, and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $42 billion to enhance education and sending more than 950,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $85.1 billion in prizes and more than 3,500 people, millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com .

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