Powerball lottery ticket sales soar as jackpot hits $900 million, one of the largest in U.S. history
Ticket purchasers for Monday’s lottery are eligible for an annual increase of $900 million or a one-time payment of $465.1 million pre-tax.
His dire odds of 1 in 292.2 million on this game are designed to bring in big prizes that attract more players. The highest Powerball jackpot was $2.04 billion in November.
The last time he won the Powerball jackpot was on April 19th, with a top prize of around $253 million. Since then, no one has won 37 consecutive Grand Prix. Powerball is played in 45 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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