The estimated $700 million Powerball jackpot was not claimed; thus, it will increase to an estimated $800 million in the upcoming drawing.
On Wednesday night, the following numbers were drawn: 19, 36, 37, 46, and 56. The powerball number was 24.
Since August 3, no one has successfully matched all six numbers to win the Powerball jackpot, which has caused it to rise to the fifth-largest sum in American history.
That equals 36 drawings in a row without a jackpot winner. This coming Saturday is the drawing.
The low likelihood of winning the top prize—one in 292.2 million—is reflected in the lack of a winner.
For winners who want to receive their money through an annuity paid yearly over 29 years, the new jackpot figure of $800 million applies.
However, most winners opt for the cash prize, which would be worth $383.7 million after taxes.
Three ticket holders shared a $1.586 billion Powerball prize in 2016, the largest lottery jackpot.
In 45 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the United States, Powerball is played. Caribbean islands.