(KRON) – The California Lottery Powerball jackpot has climbed to $625 million after no one hit the jackpot on Saturday night, according to a press release Monday from California Lottery.
“Tonight’s Powerball jackpot has just been raised to an estimated $625 million!” the press release states.
After the last drawing, two people matched four numbers and the Powerball. Both winners received prize amounts of over $30,000.
The numbers drawn Wednesday were 6, 8, 15, 27 and 42 and the Powerball number was 10.
According to the CA Lottery:
- The lump sum cash amount for anyone who wins tonight’s jackpot is an estimated $299.8 million.
- This Powerball sequence began with the starting jackpot of $20 million on August 6th and has rolled 34 times. Prior to that, a player in Pennsylvania won the $206.9 million jackpot on August 3
- Public education in California is on a winning streak, too. The California Lottery has raised an estimated $39 million in just 79 days thanks to this growing Powerball jackpot.
- Sales in California for this Powerball sequence total approximately $97.5 million.
- More than 48.7 million Powerball tickets have been sold in California since this jackpot run began, and nearly 2 million of those tickets have been winners, producing $14.3 million in prizes.
- The largest prize won so far in California during this draw sequence is $2.595 million from a ticket sold in Daly City. It matched five of the six winning numbers in the August 31st draw.
- The last time the Powerball jackpot was this high was back on January 5thwhen another California Lottery player split the massive $632.6 million jackpot with a winner in Green Bay, WI.
- The largest jackpot in Powerball history is $1.586 billion
Monday night’s draw is scheduled for 7:59 p.m. PST. The deadline to buy tickets on tonight’s draw is 7:00 p.m. PST.