The Powerball Lottery draw that took place on Monday, October 31st, 2022, had a jackpot of a massive $1 billion and it had a cash value of $497.3 million.
The winning numbers that were drawn in the Powerball lottery on Monday night were 13, 19, 36, 39 and 59, while 13 was the Powerball number and 3X was the Power Play.
However, there were no winner for the life-changing $1 billion jackpot in Monday night’s draw and this only means that the jackpot for the next Powerball lottery drawing is going to grow.
As the prize is going to roll over, it means that the Powerball Lottery draw scheduled for Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 will now be a whopping $1.2 billion.
This will come with a cash option of $596.7 million and it would be the second-largest jackpot in the history of the Powerball lottery, if won.
The largest jackpot in the Powerball history was $1.586 billion that had been won back in 2016 on the draw held on January 13th and it was split between winners hailing from three different states.
Even though the Powerball lottery draw on Monday night did not see any grand prize winners, there were a number of ticketholders who managed to become millionaires overnight.
There were 13 people who became instant millionaires in Monday night’s Powerball lottery draw. Two players belong to California, one from Indiana, two from Michigan, two from Texas, two from Ohio and one from Florida.
All of these players were able to match the first five numbers in Monday night’s draw, which allowed them to win $1 million each.
There were also ticketholders from Oklahoma, New York and Florida, who not only managed to match the first five numbers, but also opted for the Power Play, which meant that they won $3 million each.
Other than the instant millionaires, there was also an impressive number of 134 players who were able to hit the Match 4 and the Powerball number.
This allowed each of these players to win $50,000. In addition, there were 23 players who not only hit the Match 4 and the Powerball, but also opted for the Power Play Purchase.
This allowed them to increase their winnings from $50,000 each to $150,000 each. Monday night’s drawing of the Powerball saw more than 5.4 million tickets that won prizes, which were around $59.5 million.
The last time the Powerball jackpot had been claimed was back on August 3rd this year, which means that the last 38 drawings of the lottery have not seen any winner for the grand prize.
Players have to match all six numbers that are drawn in order to win the jackpot. Powerball lottery draws are conducted thrice a week and you can play it on Monday, Wednesday and then Saturday.