The winning numbers for Wednesday, January 25th were 9, 17, 20, 38 and 40 in Powerball 18. The power play was 2.
WASHINGTON — After a losing streak, power ball The jackpot rose to $572 million.
Not only did no Powerball player win the jackpot, but there were no $2 million or $1 million winners in Wednesday night’s draw.
With no jackpot winners in Monday’s draw, the top prize was over $500 million. Powerball offered him a $284 million cash option in Wednesday’s draw. That cash payout will be up to $308.9 million in the next drawing on Saturday night.
No one won the game’s top three prizes on Wednesday, but13 players won $100,000 and 20 players won $50,000.
The lottery game has been without a grand prize winner since November 19th. The same month, Powerball won his record-breaking $2.04 billion jackpot. $526 million is a big jackpot, but it’s not in the top 10 US lottery prizes.
Earlier this month, another popular lottery game saw a huge $1 billion payout. Mega His Millions tickets sold in Maine earned him $1.35 billion, making him the fourth largest lottery prize.
Powerball winning numbers for 1/25/23
Wednesday’s winning numbers were 9-17-20-38-40, Powerball 18 and Power Play 2.
What are the odds of winning the Powerball?
Your chances of winning the Powerball jackpot are slim: 1 in 292.2 million.
Over the past few years, huge lottery jackpots have become more common as lottery officials changed the rules and ticket prices to raise the highest prizes.
Powerball’s biggest change came in 2021 when officials decided to add a Monday draw to the weekly lineup of Wednesday and Saturday night draws. At the time of the announcement, Powerball declared that the addition of Monday’s draw would lead to a “bigger, rapidly growing jackpot.”
Powerball is played in 45 states, plus Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
What is the biggest US lottery jackpot ever won?
$2.04 Billion, Powerball, Nov. 8, 2022 (1 ticket, out of California)
$1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (3 tickets, from California, Florida and Tennessee)
$1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (1 ticket, from South Carolina)
$1.35 Billion Mega Millions, Jan. 13, 2023 (1 ticket, out of Maine)
$1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (single ticket from Illinois)
$1.05 Billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021 (1 ticket, from Michigan)
$768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (1 ticket, from Wisconsin)
$758.7 million, Powerball, August 23, 2017 (1 ticket, from Massachusetts)
$731.1 million, Powerball, Jan. 20, 2021 (1 ticket, out of Maryland)
$699.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 4, 2021 (1 ticket, out of California)
https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/nation-world/powerball-winning-numbers-jan-25-2023/507-005a5ee8-d23f-4992-a970-87a83d99bc03 Powerball: Winning Numbers on 1/25/23