Powerball winning numbers: $1 million ticket sold in Texas, next drawing's jackpot worth record $1.6 billion
No winner has been declared in Powerball's $1.2 billion drawing Wednesday, meaning the jackpot will to jump to a $1.6 billion jackpot this weekend. The current Powerball jackpot stands as the largest in the game's history and is the nation's largest lottery prize of all-time. The jackpot for Saturday's drawing had previously been listed at $1.5 billion.
Powerball's jackpot was last won on Aug. 3 when a lottery player in Pennsylvania took home $206.9 million.
Here's what you need to know about where the lottery game, and Mega Millions and Lotto Texas, stand now:
Texas Powerball winning numbers, Nov. 2
The winning numbers for Wednesday night's drawing are 2, 11, 22, 35, 60, and the Powerball is 23. The Power Play was 2X.
Powerball winners: Texas player wins $1 million
No one matched all six numbers to win the Powerball jackpot Wednesday.
Sixteen tickets matched all five numbers except for the Powerball worth $1 million. Four pairs of winning tickets were sold in California, Georgia, Maryland and New Jersey. The other winning tickets were bought in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, North Carolina, New York, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.
Nobody matched all six numbers, and zero tickets matched all five numbers except for the Powerball worth $500,000.
Next Powerball drawing worth $1.6 billion, a record high
The estimated Powerball jackpot is planned for for Saturday, Nov. 5. After initially being listed at $1.5 billion, Saturday's jackpot will now worth a record $1.6 billion with a cash option of $782.4 million, according to powerball.com.
Drawings are held three times per week at approximately 10:59 p.m. ET every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Top 5 largest Powerball jackpots
Including Saturday's drawing, these were the nation's all-time highest owerball and Mega Millions jackpots, according to powerball.com:
$1.6 billion, Powerball - Nov. 5, 2022
$1.586 billion, Powerball — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.
$768.4 million, Powerball — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.
$758.7 million, Powerball — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.
$731.1 million, Powerball — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland.
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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.
Mega millions and Lotto Texas numbers
The Mega Millions numbers for Nov. 1 were 5-9-15-16-17-25, with a Megaplier of 2. There was no winner.
The next drawing is planned for Nov. 4, with a jackpot of $119 million and estimated cash value of $59.1 million.
The Lotto Texas numbers for Nov. 2 were 3-9-30-38-49-54. There was no Lotto Texas jackpot winner on Oct. 31.
The next drawing is planned for Nov. 5, with a jackpot of $11.5 million and an estimated cash value of $6.63 million.
This article originally appeared on Austin American-Statesman: Powerball Texas: $1 million ticket sold; record $1.6B jackpot Saturday