Powerball jackpot nears US$2 billion, smashing world record – National

The Powerball jackpot still has no winner. Could you be the lucky one to claim it all? After 40 draws without a winning ticket, the Powerball jackpot exploded in value. The Multi-State Lottery Association now estimates the Powerball jackpot to be a record US$1.9 billion. Read more: Powerball Jackpot Hits US$1 Billion for Halloween Night … Read more

Powerball Jackpot Swells To $1.2 Billion After No Ticket Wins Halloween Draw—Here’s The Tax Bill If You Win

Topline No one pocketed Monday night’s $1 billion Halloween Powerball draw, pushing the jackpot up to $1.2 billion for Wednesday’s next draw, the lottery said, although any lucky winner will have to face a hefty tax bill and win far less than the main prize—here’s how much. Wednesday’s Powerball has a $1.2 billion jackpot. Getty … Read more