US Powerball elevated to substantial $500 million for New Year’s Day lottery jackpot attract — the lotto lifestyle

A fifty percent BILLION greenback prize is up for grabs in the very first 2022 US Powerball drawing. The jackpot estimate was lifted currently from $483 million to $500 million ($355.9 million hard cash benefit) for the Saturday, Jan. 1 drawing. This will be Powerball’s to start with drawing on New Year’s Working day in two a long time.

The Powerball jackpot was very last hit in California in the Oct. 4, 2021 drawing when a one ticket received a huge $699.8 million grand prize. That jackpot ranked as the 5th premier in Powerball record and the 7th premier in U.S. lottery heritage. Considering the fact that then, there have been 37 drawings in a row with no a jackpot winner.