The Powerball jackpot, which has not been received since July, approached $1 billion on Monday after there weren’t sufficient tickets to safe the $785 million jackpot.
The jackpot is now value $835 million in Wednesday’s drawing, in keeping with its web site.
It stays the fourth-largest jackpot within the multistate lottery’s 35-year historical past, in keeping with the Multistate Lottery Affiliation, which administers it.
The primary three prizes ever received are value greater than $1 billion, the newest being the $1.08 billion prize received on July 19.
The chances of successful the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. The sport started in 1988, and is performed in 45 states, in addition to the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.