UPDATE: California Lottery Player Wins $2.04 Billion Powerball Jackpot

Written By Paul Costanzo on October 26, 2022 - Last Updated on November 8, 2022

The Powerball jackpot reached a record $2.04 billion for the Monday, Nov. 7 drawing, and had a single winner.

A ticket purchased in California claimed the biggest US Lottery jackpot of all-time. The previous record is $1.586 billion, which Powerball reached in 2016.

Monday’s drawing was the 41st since the last Powerball jackpot was won on Aug. 3.

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Winning Powerball numbers for Nov. 7

Winning numbers: 10-33-41-47-56

Powerball: 10

Multiplier: 2X

Nov. 5 Powerball results

Winning numbers: 28-45-53-56-69

Powerball: 20

Multiplier: 3X

Nov. 2 Powerball results

Winning numbers: 2-11-22-35-60

Powerball: 23

Multiplier: 2X

Oct. 31 Powerball results

Winning numbers: 13-19-36-39-59

Powerball: 13

Multiplier: 3X

A ticket sold at a CVS in Traverse City matched the five numbers to win $1 million.

Oct. 29 Powerball results

Winning numbers: 19-31-40-46-57

Powerball: 23

Multiplier: 3X

While nobody matched all five numbers and the Powerball on Saturday night, two tickets in Michigan were among the $1 million winners. Those tickets were purchased at New Buffalo Shell in New Buffalo, and Billy’s Liquor Depot II in Redford.

Oct. 26 Powerball results

Winning numbers: 19-36-37-46-56

Powerball: 24

Multiplier: 2X

Oct. 24 drawing numbers

Winning numbers: 18-23-35-45-54

Powerball: 16

Multiplier: 4X

How to buy Powerball tickets

Powerball tickets can be purchased through the Michigan Lottery, either online or at one of the more than 10,000 retailers throughout the state. Drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Tickets are $2, and Power Play can be added to each ticket for $1. Online purchases do carry a $5 minimum. Adding Power Play will double all prizes outside of the jackpot.

To win the jackpot, a player must match all five balls and the Powerball. Matching five balls in the drawing but not the Powerball results in a $1 million win.

Winners can accept the jackpot in a lump sum cash option, or in annuity payments.

Major jackpots a theme in 2022

The Powerball jackpot is now the second multi-state lottery drawing to reach the $1 billion-mark in 2022, as the Mega Millions did the same this past summer.

That jackpot jumped above $1 billion and was won on July 29 with a ticket purchased in Illinois.

Michigan Lottery remains popular

Those large jackpots could very well lead to another record year for the Michigan Lotto.

In 2021, the Michigan Lottery made a record-setting $1.419 billion contribution to the Michigan School Aid Fund. That marked the third consecutive year the lottery had contributed at least $1 billion to the fund.

Recently, the Michigan Lottery announced that former Detroit Piston John Salley would be partnering with them for The Big Spin television show.

Several major jackpots are still available in Michigan’s instant lottery scratch off games, as well.

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Paul Costanzo is the managing editor of PlayMichigan, the No. 1 source for online gambling news in Michigan. He has covered news and sports throughout the state at various media outlets over the past 20 years. Paul works with a talented team at PlayMichigan to provide the latest news and information on Michigan’s booming sports betting, online casino and online poker industries.

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