Powerball draw for 1/25/23, jackpot Wednesday is $526 million

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The Powerball jackpot for 1/25/23 is $526 million and the draw takes place tonight at 11pm ET.

Bookmark and refresh this page to see if you’ve got the winning numbers from Wednesday night’s draw.

Wednesday night’s 1/25/23 Powerball jackpot is worth $526 million, with a cash value option worth $284.0 million. The total jackpot may increase depending on the number of tickets sold in the country prior to the draw.

Last Monday’s (01/23/23) winning numbers for the $502 million jackpot were: 12-31-47-58-60 with a Powerball of 23. The Power Play was 3x.

There was no grand prize winner on Monday, but a ticket was sold in Virginia that matched the first five white balls, minus the red Powerball, for the game’s second prize of $1 million. If they bought the Power Play for an extra $1, their second prize would be worth $2 million.

Shown tickets for the Powerball lottery in Texas in June 2019.
Photo by Scott McDonald/Newsweek

The last Powerball jackpot was won on November 19, 2022 in Kansas for a $93 million draw. The previous winner for that was on November 7, 2022 in California for a grand prize of $2.04 billion. It was the largest lottery jackpot in history.

The last grand prize winner prior to the November 7 draw was on 03/08/22 for a $202 million jackpot. That ticket was sold in Pennsylvania. The previous winner before that was 6/29/22 for a ticket sold in Vermont. The previous winner before that was 4/27/22 for a $473 million jackpot from a single ticket sold in Arizona. The last grand prize ticket for that was sold on 2/14/22 for a $183 million jackpot. That ticket was bought in Connecticut.

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The previous grand prize ticket for that was won on 01/05/22 for a $630 million jackpot. There were two winning tickets – one in California and one in Wisconsin – who shared the prize.

The previous Powerball grand prize winner before that was on Saturday 05/06/21 for a jackpot of $286 million. That ticket was sold in Jacksonville, Florida, at a Circle K convenience store. The previous Powerball grand prize winner was 3/27/21 for a $238 million draw.

Powerball had three jackpot winners in four draws in early 2020. A ticket sold in Maryland hit the $731.1 million jackpot on Wednesday, January 20, 21. The game was reset to the $20 million minimum on Saturday, 1/23/21, which was won, and then another jackpot was won on 1/30/21.

Prior to the last four winners, the last winning Powerball ticket was sold on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Maryland for the $730 million jackpot. It was the fourth largest jackpot in the history of the game. The previous winning ticket was sold back on August 12, 2020 for a jackpot worth $169 million. That ticket was sold in Florida.

Normally the game would reset to a minimum of $40 million, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced Powerball officials to cut the minimum jackpot in half, which started with the 04/11/20 jackpot.

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The previous winning ticket was sold on June 10, 2020. The previously sold winning ticket was purchased in New Jersey for the 8/4/20 jackpot worth $190 million. The previous top prize won for that was $70 million in the drawing on 02/12/20 with a ticket purchased in Michigan. The grand prize winner for that was on 1/29/20. That ticket sold at a 7-Eleven store in Bonita Springs, Florida, for the grand prize of $394 million, which had a cash option of $274.6 million.

The odds of winning the top prize jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338, regardless of the size of the jackpot, according to the Powerball website.

Powerball is a multi-state lottery played every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, and one of America’s two largest lottery jackpot games. Powerball jackpots start at $20 million, and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million with a Power Play. Tickets are $2. You can view tonight’s numbers, or previous winning numbers, on the official Powerball website.

There are nine ways to win money in Powerball. Just getting the Powerball with no other numbers pays out $4, and even more if the powerplay is bought for an extra dollar. The same payout applies to one ball plus the Powerball, and $7 is the payout for two correct numbers with the Powerball, or three correct numbers and no Powerball.

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If all five white numbered balls are chosen, but the red Powerball is incorrect, the payout is $1 million, with an even higher payout if the power play is chosen.

The other multi-state lottery is Mega Millions, which is played on Tuesdays and Fridays. Like Powerball, the jackpot resets to $20 million after a jackpot is won, and one line of numbers is $2, with a $1 option to multiply their winnings by a Megaplier. Here’s the Mega Millions website for more information or to see possible past numbers.

Wednesday night we will post the payouts from the Powerball 25/01/23 and tell you if there was a winner and where that winner came from if so.

Here are the top 10 Powerball jackpot prizes of all time

1. $2.04 Billion (11/07/2022)
One-way ticket sold in California

2. $1.586 billion (1/13/2016)
Winning tickets sold in California, Florida and Tennessee

3. $768.4 million (2019-03-27)
One-way ticket sold in Wisconsin

4. $758.7 million (8/23/2017)
One-way ticket sold in Massachusetts

5. $730 Million (2021-01-20)
One-way ticket sold in Maryland

6. $699.8 million (10/04/2021)
One-way ticket sold in California

7. $687.8 million (10/27/2018)
Two winning tickets were drawn, one in Iowa and one in New York

8. $630 million (01/05/2022)
Two winning tickets – one each in California and Wisconsin

9. $590.5 million (5/18/2013)
One-way ticket sold in Florida

10. $587.5 million (11/28/2012)
Two winning tickets were drawn, one in Missouri and one in Arizona

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