The opportunity to play for almost half a billion dollars is set to capture the imagination of Powerball fans across the country in the build-up to Saturday’s big drawing. The $495 million jackpot is the eighth-largest in the history of the game, but the amount you would end up receiving if you won depends on a number of factors, including the tax obligations where you buy your ticket.
Here you can read about the latest Powerball news including recent jackpot winners, unclaimed prizes, biggest ever jackpots, and information about ticket sales. Make sure to check back regularly for more updates.
Thursday March 14th
New Virginia Millionaire Told Store Store Clerk He Would Win
Friday February 1st
Brooklyn Truck Driver Claims $298 Million Powerball Jackpot
Saturday January 26th
West Virginia Man Surprises Wife With $1 Million Powerball Win
Tuesday January 15th
New York Player Scoops $298 Million Jackpot
Thursday December 27th
Ohio Man Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize In Michigan
Monday December 10th
New York Powerball Winner Vows To Keep Playing
Thursday November 15th