Saturday’s $435 million Powerball drawing will be held at 10:59 p.m.
The drawing will air on WABC-7 in the New York City area and Fox 29 in the Philadelphia area. If someone hits the jackpot, it’ll be the 8th largest Powerball prize and the 11th biggest in U.S. lottery history.
This evening’s drawing will be the 20th held since an anonymous winner in Arizona .
While that person has stepped forward, whoever won a $156.2 Powerball prize in Wisconsin on March 22 has .
With six more drawings until the year reaches the midway point, three Powerball jackpots have been hit in 2017. Last year, seven drawings produced a jackpot winner.
One of those, the Jan. 13, 2016 drawing, turned into the largest in lottery history. The holders of three winning tickets .
About four months later, a Trenton woman and her seven adult children . It’s the most valuable ticket ever sold in New Jersey and for the moment the 11th largest prize awarded.
New Jersey’s came a month ago. The lucky winner made the purchase at a gas station on Route 46 in Dover.
The odds of a $2 ticket hitting the jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. A player also has an approximately 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers, but not the Powerball.
The twice-weekly game is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.