Powerball draw for 4/30/22, Saturday jackpot is $20 million


The Powerball jackpot for 4/30/22 is $20 million and the draw will take place at 11 p.m. ET tonight. The game was minimally reset after winning a grand prize on Wednesday.

Bookmark this page and refresh to see if you have the winning numbers for Saturday night’s draw.

The Saturday Night 4/30/22 Powerball jackpot is worth $20 million, with a cash value option worth $12 million. The total jackpot could increase depending on the number of tickets sold nationwide before the draw.

The winning numbers on Wednesday (4/27/22) for the $454 million jackpot were: 11-36-61-62-68 with a Powerball of 04. The Power Play was 2x.

There was one big winner on Wednesday for a ticket sold in Arizona. The game has been reset to the minimum of $20 million for Saturday. There was also a ticket sold in Indiana that matched the first five white balls, and minus the red Powerball, for the game’s second prize of $1 million. If they had bought the Power Play for $1 more, their second prize would have been worth $2 million.

A Powerball ticket sold in Texas in September 2019.
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The last grand prize ticket before Wednesday was sold on 2/14/22 for a $183 million ticket purchased in Connecticut.

The previous grand prize ticket was won on 01/05/22 for a jackpot of $630 million. There were two winning tickets – one each to California and one to Wisconsin – which shared the prize.

The previous Powerball grand prize winner before this was on Saturday 06/05/21 for a jackpot of $286 million. This ticket was sold in Jacksonville, Florida at a Circle K convenience store. The previous Powerball grand prize winner was 3/27/21 for a draw worth $238 million.

Powerball at the start of 2020 had three jackpot winners in four draws. A ticket sold in Maryland hit the $731.1 million jackpot on Wednesday 1/20/21. The game reset to the $20 million minimum on Saturday 1/23/21, which was won, and then another jackpot was hit on 1/30/21.

Before the last four winners, the last winning Powerball ticket was sold on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Maryland for the $730 million jackpot. It was the fourth biggest jackpot in the history of the game. The previous winning ticket was resold on August 12, 2020 for a jackpot worth $169 million. This ticket was sold in Florida.

Normally, the game would reset to a minimum of $40 million, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced Powerball officials to halve the minimum jackpot, which started with the 11/4/20 jackpot.

The previous winning ticket was sold on June 10, 2020. The previous winning ticket sold was purchased in New Jersey for the 08/04/20 jackpot worth $190 million. The previous grand prize previously won was $70 million in the 12/2/20 draw with a ticket purchased in Michigan. The grand prize winner prior to this was 01/29/20. This ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven store in Bonita Springs, Florida for the grand prize of $394 million, which had a cash option of $274.6 million.

The odds of hitting the grand prize jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338, regardless of the size of the jackpot, according to the Powerball website.

Powerball is a multi-state lottery played every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, and one of the two biggest lottery jackpot games in the United States. Powerball jackpots start at $20 million, and other prizes pay $1-2 million with a Power Play. Tickets are $2. You can check tonight’s numbers, or all past winning numbers, on the official Powerball website.

There are nine ways to win money during Powerball. Just getting the Powerball with no other numbers wins $4, and even more if the power play is purchased for an extra dollar. The same payout goes for a ball plus the Powerball, and $7 is the payout for two correct numbers with the Powerball, or three correct numbers and no Powerball.

If all five numbered white balls are chosen but the red Powerball is incorrect, the payout is $1 million, with an even higher payout if the power play is chosen.

The other multi-state lottery is Mega Millions, which is played on Tuesdays and Fridays. Like Powerball, the jackpot resets to $20 million after a jackpot is won, and a line of numbers is $2, with a $1 option to multiply their winnings with a Megaplier. Here is the Mega Millions website for more information or to check potential past numbers.

On Saturday night we will post the payouts for the 4/30/22 Powerball draw and say if there was a winner and where that winner came from, if any.

Here are the 10 best Powerball jackpots of all time

1. $1.586 billion (1/13/2016)
Winning tickets sold in California, Florida and Tennessee

2. $768.4 million (03/27/2019)
Single ticket sold in Wisconsin

3. $758.7 million (08/23/2017)
Single ticket sold in Massachusetts

4. $730 million — (01/20/2021)
Single ticket sold in Maryland

5. $699.8 million (4/10/2021)
Single ticket sold in California

6. $687.8 million (10/27/2018)
Two winning tickets were drawn, one in Iowa and one in New York

7. $630 million (05/01/2022)
Two winning tickets, one for California and one for Wisconsin

8. $590.5 million (05/18/2013)
Single ticket sold in Florida

9. $587.5 million (11/28/2012)
Two winning tickets were drawn, one in Missouri and one in Arizona

10. $564.1 million (2/11/2015)
Winning tickets sold in Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico


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