What are odds of winning Powerball? Jackpot at $1.5 billion for Nov. 5

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What are odds of winning Powerball? Jackpot at $1.5 billion for Nov. 5
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The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Nov. 2 have been revealed. Do you have a winning ticket for a jackpot pool worth an estimated $1.2 billion, with a cash option of $596.7 million?

This is the second-largest amount of money in Powerball's history, inching closer to the $1.586 billion mark. If no one claims a winning ticket, the next drawing will be for a jackpot of $1.5 billion. 

But you may be wondering: What are the odds of actually winning the Powerball jackpot?

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

Here's what you need to know to find out if you could be America's next billionaire. 

What are the Powerball winning numbers?

The winning numbers for Wednesday night's drawing are 2, 11, 22, 35, 60 and the Powerball is 23. The Power Play was 2X.

Who won Powerball?

As of the morning of Nov. 3, no one claimed their ticket matched all six numbers to win the Powerball jackpot.

There were 16 tickets that matched five numbers, but not the Powerball, to win $1 million. Those tickets were sold in California, Georgia, Maryland and New Jersey. 

Three other tickets matched all five numbers except for the Powerball but the players selected the Power Play option, increasing their payout to $2 million. Those tickets were sold in Arizona, Montana and New Jersey.

What were the Double Play numbers?

Double Play numbers are 20, 34, 37, 57, 67 and the Powerball is 26.

How to play Powerball and win a prize?

In order to win a prize, you only need to match one number, but it has to be the winning Powerball worth $4. 

What is the Powerball jackpot amount?

The pool for Monday's drawing had grown to an estimated $1.2 billion, with a cash option of $596.7 million after taxes.

Since no one has claimed a ticket to win the jackpot prize, that pool has grown to $1.5 billion with a cash option of $745.9 million. This is projected to be the second-largest jackpot pool in Powerball history. 

Top 10 Powerball lottery jackpots

  1. $1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.
  2. $1.5 billion — Nov. 5, 2022; TBD.
  3. $768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.
  4. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.
  5. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland.
  6. $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California.
  7. $687.8 million — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa, New York.
  8. $632.6 million — Jan. 5, 2022; California, Wisconsin.
  9. $590.5 million — May 18, 2013; Florida.
  10. $587.5 million — Nov. 28, 2012; Arizona, Missouri.

Can you buy Powerball tickets online?

In Arizona, you will need to go to an authorized dealer for the state lottery, the state does not offer online purchases.

Where to buy Powerball tickets

The Arizona Lottery has a "Where to Play" map that folks who are interested in participating in can use to find the nearest store to purchase tickets. 

How much does a Powerball ticket cost?

Each ticket costs $2 to enter the drawing. If you add the Power Play option for an additional $1, you can win up to five times the amount of your non-jackpot winnings.