$2 Million Powerball Winner in Knoxville

Jeannie Matthews
October 22, 2018

This is the largest jackpot in US history, and will have a $905 million cash option. United Kingdom players can win a separate prize by betting on the numbers.

Australian lotto players might not have such a big prize to play for but this week $60 million is up for garbs with $10 million in Tuesday's Oz Lotto, $30 million in the Powerball draw on Thursday and then $20 in Saturday's Superdraw.

Mega Millions jackpot on October 20, 2018.

As for the main jackpot, it is now up to $1.6 billion.

The chance of winning Mega Millions now stands at one in over 302 million, but many say they're still willing to put their money down on a chance at instant wealth.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.

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Tickets are $2 at any place that sells N.C. lottery tickets.

There were a number of runner-up prizes.

In 2016, a $1.6 billion Powerball prize was split three ways by ticket holders from California, Florida and Tennessee.

The numbers to look for on the winning ticket are 16, 54, 57, 62, 69.

The Powerball jackpot now stands at $620 million after no one matched all six numbers in Saturday night's $470 million drawing. There are smaller prizes, from $4 up to $1 million, for matching some, but not all, numbers.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302,575,350, but the odds of winning any of the lesser prizes are one in 24.

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