# What you need to know \$1.6 billion lottery jackpot

The Powerball lottery jackpot is at an all-time high \$1.6 billion, with a cash option of 782.4 million.

The Nov. 5 contest continues to drum up plenty of interest after offering the chance at a billion dollars for the third straight drawing.

One big question remains. How would you spend all that money?

Here’s what you need to know about the Powerball:

Powerball 11/5/22:Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022

## Did anyone win the Powerball?

There was no Powerball winner on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The winning numbers were 2, 11, 22, 35, 60, and the Powerball is 23. The Power Play was 2X.

Sixteen tickets matched all five numbers except for the Powerball worth \$1 million. Four pairs of winning tickets were purchased in California, Georgia, Maryland and New Jersey. The other winning tickets were sold in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, North Carolina, New York, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.

Three tickets matched all five numbers except for the Powerball and added the Power Play worth \$2 million. They were bought in Arizona, Montana and New Jersey.

## Did anyone win the Double Play?

The Double Play numbers were 20, 34, 37, 57, 67, and the Powerball is 26.

Nobody matched all six numbers, and no tickets matched all five numbers except for the Powerball worth \$500,000.

Winning Powerball numbers:Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. No winner, jackpot grows to \$1.5B

## How many numbers in Powerball do you need to win a prize?

You only need to match one number in Powerball to win a prize. However, that number must be the Powerball worth \$4.

## What do I win if I get 2 numbers on Powerball?

Matching two numbers won’t win anything in Powerball unless one of the numbers is the Powerball. A ticket matching one of the five numbers and the Powerball is worth \$4.

## How much is a Powerball ticket?

Powerball tickets are \$2 apiece. Tack on the Power Play for \$1 and your non-jackpot winnings could be multiplied up to five times. Players can multiply non-jackpot wins up to 10 times when the jackpot is \$150 million or less.

## What is Powerball’s Double Play?

For an extra \$1, you can enter your numbers into a second drawing held after the main jackpot draw. Participants can win prizes ranging from \$7 to \$10 million.

The next drawing is Saturday, Nov. 5.

Powerball draws occur three times a week, on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

## What is the deadline for buying Powerball tickets?

Powerball can be played in 45 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The cutoff time to buy a Powerball ticket varies for each jurisdiction. Check with you local lottery office for details. In Indiana, tickets must be purchased by 9:58 p.m. EDT.

## Can Powerball tickets be purchased online over the internet?

Yes, but the opportunity once again depends on each jurisdiction. Check with your local lottery office for more details.

Mega Millions numbers:Results for Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. No winner, jackpot climbs to \$154M

## When are Powerball draw days?

Powerball draws occur three times a week, on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

## When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next drawing is Saturday, Nov. 5.

## How to watch Powerball drawing?

Videos of the latest Powerball drawing can be found at www.powerball.com/watch-drawing at 10:59 p.m. EDT.

Here’s where Powerball drawings are televised in Indiana:

• Evansville – WTVW7; every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. CDT.
• Fort Wayne – WANE15, 10:59 p.m. EDT.
• Merrillville – Lakeshore Public Television, 10:28 p.m. CDT.
• Indianapolis – FOX59; every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. EDT.
• South Bend – WNDU16, every Monday and Wednesday between 11:09-11:13 p.m. EDT, and every Saturday between 11:20-11:28 p.m. EDT.
• Terre Haute – WTWO2; every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. EDT.

## How to play Powerball

The Hoosier Lottery also offers an instructional video on how to play Powerball:

## What are the chances of wining Powerball?

Approximately 1 in every 24.87 Powerball tickets sold are winners. The likelihood of winning the jackpot is 1 in 292,201,338.

## Powerball’s last jackpot winner

Here is the list of 2022 Powerball jackpot wins, according to powerball.com:

• \$632.6 million — Jan. 5; California, Wisconsin.
• \$185.3 million — Feb. 14; Connecticut.
• \$473.1 million — April 27; Arizona.
• \$366.7 million — June 29; Vermont.
• \$206.9 million — Aug. 3; Pennsylvania.

## Top 10 Powerball lottery jackpots

Here are the all-time top 10 Powerball jackpots, according to powerball.com:

1. \$1.6 billion — Nov. 5, 2022; TBD.
2. \$1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.
3. \$768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.
4. \$758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.
5. \$731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland.
6. \$699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California.
7. \$687.8 million — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa, New York.
8. \$632.6 million — Jan. 5, 2022; California, Wisconsin.
9. \$590.5 million — May 18, 2013; Florida.
10. \$587.5 million — Nov. 28, 2012; Arizona, Missouri.

## Top 10 U.S. lottery jackpots

Here are the nation’s all-time top 10 Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots, according to powerball.com:

1. \$1.6 billion — Nov. 5, 2022; TBD.
2. \$1.586 billion, Powerball — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.
3. \$1.537 billion, Mega Millions — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina.
4. \$1.337 billion, Mega Millions — July 29, 2022; Illinois.
5. \$1.05 billion, Mega Millions — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan.
6. \$768.4 million, Powerball — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.
7. \$758.7 million, Powerball — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.
8. \$731.1 million, Powerball — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland.
9. \$699.8 million, Powerball — Oct. 4, 2021; California.
10. \$687.8 million, Powerball — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa, New York.

Chris Sims is a digital producer at Midwest DOT. Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisFSims.

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