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The Powerball Jack Pot climbed to an estimated $1.2 billion after no ticket matched all six numbers on Monday night’s drawing. 

The jackpot is the second largest in history, following the world record of  $1.586 billion, and the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. The numbers drawn Monday night were white balls 13,19,36,39,59 and red Powerball 13. 

If a player wins Wednesday’s drawing, they can choose the lump sum of $596.7 million in cash. 

Wednesday’s jackpot has grown to be Powerball’s largest prize in more than six years. The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

Despite there being no jackpot winner in last Monday’s drawing, more than 5.4 million tickets won cash prizes totaling $59.5 million in the Halloween night drawing, lottery officials announced. Big winners include 10 tickets that matched all five balls, receiving $790,446 each. 

Three tickets from FL, NY, and OK matched all five white balls and increased the $1 million prize to $2 million by including the Power Play option for an additional $1 per play. There were also 134 tickets nationwide that won a $50,000 prize, and another 23 tickets that won a $150,000 prize.

Jackpot winners may choose to receive their prize as an annuity, paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years, or a lump sum payment, and both advertised options are prior to federal and jurisdictional taxes. 

Powerball tickets are $2 per play, and more than half of all proceeds from the sale of a Powerball ticket remain in the jurisdiction where the ticket was sold. The next drawing will be held on Nov. 2 at 7:59 p.m. PT. 

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