# Get your tickets now: No winner from Powerball Christmas Day drawing, jackpot up to \$416 million

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Hoping to win the Powerball jackpot ? here are 13 things more probably to happen than becoming an instant millionaire. Kaitlyn Kanzler, Wochit Update, 7:43 p.m.: There are hush a couple hours left to buy a ticket for Monday night ‘s Powerball draw. The jackpot is at an estimate \$ 416 million, or a cash value of \$ 299.5 million. Tickets can be purchased at participating locations until 10 post meridiem, mean time is running out. Drawings happen every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 post meridiem and can be viewed on the Powerball web site. Previous reporting: There were no bad winners in the latest Powerball draw Saturday, and the jackpot has increased again : immediately up to an estimated \$ 416 million with a cash value of \$ 299.5 million. The winning numbers from Saturday ‘s Christmas Day drawing were 27, 29, 45, 55 and 58. The red Powerball was 2. While there were no exalted loot winners or Match 5 + Power Play \$ 2 million winners, there were Match 5 \$ 1 million winners in California, South Carolina and Tennessee. here ‘s what to know ahead of the next draw on Monday, Dec. 27 .

## When are the Powerball drawings?

Powerball drawings are held three times a workweek, every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET.

## How to play Powerball

The Powerball costs \$ 2 per shimmer. To play, select five numbers from one to 69 for the whiten balls, then select one number from one to 26 for the red Powerball. You can choose your lucky numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers. To win, match one of the 9 Ways to Win :

• 5 white balls + 1 red Powerball = Grand prize
• 5 white balls = \$1 million
• 4 white balls = 1 red Powerball = \$50,000
• 4 white balls = \$100
• 3 white balls + 1 red Powerball = \$100
• 3 white balls = \$7
• 2 white balls + 1 red Powerball = \$7
• 1 white ball + 1 red Powerball = \$4
• 1 red Powerball = \$4

There ‘s a gamble to have your winnings increased two, three, four, five and 10 times through the Power Play for an extra \$ 1 per play. Players can multiply non-jackpot wins up to 10 times when the jackpot is \$ 150 million or less. All prizes are set cash amounts, except for the Grand Prize. In California, prize payout amounts are pari-mutuel, meaning it ‘s determined by the sales and the number of winners .

## What were the last winning numbers?

If you ‘re lacking inspiration, the latest winning numbers Saturday were 27, 29, 45, 55 and 58. The red Powerball was 2 .

## What was the biggest Powerball jackpot?

The read Powerball jackpot was \$ 1.586 billion in January 2016, according to The Associated Press. It was divided among three ticket winners in California, Florida and Tennessee .

## What are the odds of winning?

The odds of winning the Powerball Grand Prize are 1 in 292,201,338. The odds for the lowest loot, \$ 4 for one crimson Powerball, are 1 in 38.32. According to Powerball, the overall odds of winning a choice are 1 in 24.87, based on a \$ 2 play and rounded to two decimal places.

## Where to buy Powerball tickets

The Powerball is played in 45 states including Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, and in Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen or U.S. resident to play the Powerball. In Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, you can purchase tickets at gas stations, convenience stores and supermarkets. Sales cut-off times change by one to two hours before the drawing, depending on the sell jurisdiction. You can besides purchase tickets in Ohio through the Ohio lottery web site, www.ohiolottery.com .