Powerball Jackpot Reaches $461 Million

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SAN ANSELMO, CA - JANUARY 03: Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million at the same time for the first time. The Mega Millions $418 million jackpot would be the fourth largest and the $460 million Powerball jackpot would be the seventh largest in the game's history. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Powerball Jackpot Reaches $461 Million
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Powerball jackpot has reached an estimated $461 million for the drawing on Saturday, September 9, 2023. This is the largest Powerball jackpot since January 2023, when a ticket worth $632.6 million was sold in California.

The winning numbers for the September 6 drawing were 9, 14, 20, 23, and 63. The Powerball was 1. The Power Play multiplier was 3X.

There were no jackpot winners in the September 6 drawing. However, there were 23 second-place winners, each of whom won $1 million. There were also 848 third-place winners, each of whom won $500.

The next Powerball drawing will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 10:59 PM ET. Tickets can be purchased online or at participating retailers.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. However, the odds of winning any prize are 1 in 24.87.

The Powerball jackpot is the second-largest lottery jackpot in the United States. The largest lottery jackpot in the United States was a Mega Millions jackpot worth $1.537 billion, which was won in October 2018.

If you win the Powerball jackpot, you will have the option to take the prize in a lump sum or in annual payments over 30 years. The lump sum option will be worth less than the advertised jackpot amount due to taxes.

If you win the Powerball jackpot, you should seek professional financial advice to help you manage your winnings.

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