US Powerball elevated to massive $500 million for New Year’s Day lottery jackpot attract — the lotto daily life

A fifty percent BILLION dollar prize is up for grabs in the initial 2022 US Powerball drawing. The jackpot estimate was raised these days from $483 million to $500 million ($355.9 million money benefit) for the Saturday, Jan. 1 drawing. This will be Powerball’s initial drawing on New Year’s Working day in two many years.

The Powerball jackpot was very last hit in California in the Oct. 4, 2021 drawing when a solitary ticket gained a substantial $699.8 million grand prize. That jackpot rated as the 5th largest in Powerball heritage and the 7th most significant in U.S. lottery background. Given that then, there have been 37 drawings in a row without a jackpot winner.