by Photo courtesy of California Lottery

 The Powerball jackpot is up for grabs at an estimated $1.9 billion on Monday’s drawing, according to Lottery officials. 

Lottery officials say Monday’s jackpot is the largest prize offered in the game’s history. The cash value is $929.1 million. 

​​The winning numbers were 28-45-53-56-69 and the Powerball was 20 on Saturday's drawing. 

​​Jackpot winners can either take the money as an immediate cash lump sum or in 30 annual payments over 29 years. Both advertised prize options do not include federal and jurisdictional taxes, according to Powerball.

According to a news release, the jackpot grows based on game sales and interest. But the odds of winning the big prize stay at 1 in 292.2 million.

More than 10.9 million tickets won cash prizes totaling $102.2 million in the latest drawing on Saturday night. The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9, Powerball said.

Powerball tickets are $2 per play and are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.


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