Is today your lucky day?
Here are the Powerball winning numbers for Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021:
2 - 6 - 24 - 51 - 61 and Powerball 1
Powerplay was 2x
The jackpot was an estimated $353 million with a cash option of $256 million, according to the Powerball website.
There are now three chances to win the Powerball each week – Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Recent winner: $699.8 million Powerball winning ticket sold in California
Meanwhile, the Mega Millions jackpot is at $171 million with a cash option of $124.6 million, according to the Mega Millions website.
Until recently, lottery winners in New Jersey were required to be identified, but now winners will be able to stay anonymous under a new law that was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
Powerball, Mega Millions: These are the luckiest states for jackpot winners
Top 10 Powerball Jackpots
$1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016: Three winners in California, Florida, Tennessee
$768.4 million, March 27, 2019: Won in Wisconsin
$758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017: Won in Massachusetts
$699.8 million, Oct. 4, 2021: Won in California
$687.8 million, Oct. 27, 2018: Two winners in Iowa, New York
$590.5 million, May 18, 2013: Won in Florida
$587.5 million, Nov. 28, 2012: Two winner in Arizona, Missouri
$564.1 million, Feb. 11, 2015: Three winners in North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas
$559.7 million, Jan. 6, 2018: Won in New Hampshire
This article originally appeared on NorthJersey.com: Powerball winning numbers for Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021