Powerball Jackpot Soars to $1.4 Billion After 33rd Consecutive Drawing
Powerball jackpot hits $1.4 billion after 33 straight drawings with no winner.
$643.7 million cash option for the next drawing on Oct. 7.
3rd largest Powerball jackpot and 5th largest in U.S. history.
Lottery jackpots exceeding $1 billion four times in 2023.
First time in Powerball history with consecutive billion-dollar jackpots.
Survey attributes jackpot growth to online ticket purchases and extra drawing day.
Ten $1 million winners in the latest drawing.
Three $2 million winners with Power Play option.
94 tickets win $50,000 each; 13 with Power Play get $100,000.
Estimated jackpot now at $1.4 billion on annuity basis, $868 million cash value.