Powerball jackpot nears $1 billion after 38 draws

The Associated Press March 31, 2024, 04:00 PM UTC

Summary: The Powerball jackpot reached $975 million with no winner for 38 consecutive drawings. The last win was on New Year's Day for $842.4 million. The odds for the latest drawing were 1 in 292.2 million. The prize can be taken as an annuity over 30 years or a lump sum of $471.7 million. Powerball is played in 45 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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