A single ticket sold in Connecticut matched all six numbers in Powerball’s Monday night drawing to win a jackpot worth $185.3 million. The jackpot has a cash value of $123.9 million.
The winning numbers in the February 14 drawing were white balls 16, 25, 27, 49 and 55. The Powerball number was 17.
This was the second time the Powerball jackpot has been hit in 2022. The jackpot was previously won in the Jan. 5, 2022 drawing when two tickets in California and Wisconsin split a $632.6 million jackpot. That jackpot ranked as the 7th largest in Powerball history.
Players should check their tickets for one of the nine ways to win. In Monday’s drawing, more than 378-thousand tickets won prizes, including a ticket in Michigan that matched all five white balls to win $1 million.
Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. More than half of all proceeds from the sale of a Powerball ticket remain in the jurisdiction where the ticket was sold. Powerball drawings are broadcast live every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET from the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.
The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.To date, Powerball holds the world record for largest jackpot set in 2016. The record $1.586 billion jackpot was shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.