Powerball Jackpot Surpassed $1 Billion After No Matched Ticket on Monday

No Winner in April Fool’s Drawing So Powerball Jackpot Soared $1.09 Billion

No lucky ticket matched all six numbers in Monday, April Fools’ night’s drawing, propelling the jackpot to an eye-watering $1.09 billion! This isn’t just an April Fools’ joke – it’s the 40th consecutive drawing without a winner and the biggest jackpot so far this year.

Powerball Jackpot Surpassed $1 Billion After No Matched Ticket on Monday

While there wasn’t a grand prize winner, several players nationwide still won big prizes. Lottery enthusiasts in Florida, Maryland (2 lucky winners!), Minnesota, North Carolina, and Virginia clink got this April Fools’ fortunate. They all succeeded by matching all five white balls, each walking away with a fantastic $1 million prize.

This 1.09 billion dollar jackpot marks the 40th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner, surpassing the previous record of 38 drawings set earlier this year. The last lucky winner was a Michigan player who snagged a hefty $842.4 million jackpot back in January. Suppose someone won the $1.09 billion jackpot on Wednesday. In that case, they’ll face a delightful dilemma – The entire prize as a lump sum (estimated at $528.8 million after taxes) or an annuity spread out over 29 annual payments that increase by 5% each year.

With the jackpot reaching such an astronomical height, Powerball fever is sweeping the nation. Tickets are just $2 and can be purchased in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Will the elusive jackpot find its rightful owner, or will the suspense continue to mount? Wednesday, April 04 drawing will reveal the ultimate twist in this captivating lottery tale.


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Reference: See for reference, how to claim the prize, play a jackpot prize game, and complaints www.irs.gov.

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