After no ticket matched the winning numbers in Saturday’s Christmas Day drawing, the Powerball jackpot has grown to an estimated $416 million. Saturday’s numbers were: 27-29-45-55-58: 2 hasn’t been won since October 4, when a single ticket won a massive $700 million grand prize. Since then, there have been 34 consecutive drawings without a first-prize winner.
However, there were four third-prize tickets worth $50,000 sold in New York. They include Giunta’s Meat Farms in Ronkonkoma, MAB Finer Wines and Spirits in East Meadow, King’s Laurelton C-town Store in Springfield Gardens, and Smokes 4 Less in Fishkill. You can see the Powerball drawings at abc7ny.com/lottery on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m.
The estimated jackpot amount refers to winners who opt to be paid through an annuity over 29 years. Mega Millions is also streamed at abc7ny.com/lottery on Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00 p.m.The biggest all-time lottery jackpot was a $1.5863 billion Powerball prize in 2016. Powerball is played in 44 states. The odds of winning the PPowerball jackpot is 1 in 292 million.