The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has increased to an incredible $1.1 billion before Friday night’s drawing – the second-highest figure in the lottery’s history. Players in 45 states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands will also be hoping for a lucky break as they purchase Mega Millions tickets today. Listed below are the Powerball lottery numbers that appear the most frequently on winning tickets.
According to NC lottery officials, no winning Powerball number combination has been chosen more than one time since the game’s inception in 2006. But now have any numbers consistently appeared? This week’s Mega Millions prize of $1 billion is attracting a lot of attention.
The Powerball jackpot could reach $170 million. The Charlotte Observer examined what Powerball numbers have appeared the most frequently in winning sequences. A Powerball jackpot is won by matching five white balls in almost any order, plus just one red Powerball number in a drawing. Collecting all five white balls earns you a million dollars. Based on the Powerball page on NCLottery.com, the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. According to the lottery, the odds of matching the five white balls are 1 in approximately 11.69 million.
|Draw Date||Winning Numbers||Mega Ball|
|06/16/2023||4 – 24 – 34 – 45 – 57||19|
|06/13/2023||8 – 10 – 19 – 44 – 47||4|
|06/09/2023||3 – 19 – 53 – 60 – 68||13|
|06/06/2023||6 – 12 – 23 – 29 – 57||4|
|06/02/2023||3 – 16 – 19 – 36 – 60||25|
|05/30/2023||13 – 16 – 40 – 64 – 68||21|
Mega Millions Powerball Jackpot Lottery
According to records, No. 32 occurred 173 times among the initial five balls picked in winning combinations, followed by No. 39 in 163 combinations. The No. 20 comes in third with 159 winning combinations, ahead of No. 23 (158 combinations), and Nos. 14 and 20. (153).
Winning Powerball Odds The chances of drawing just one number are slim. The most frequent appearance, No. 32, still happens less than 2% of the time, according to the data. According to the lottery, nobody took home the $151.3 million Powerball prize in Wednesday’s drawing. 1, 25, 44, 55, and 57 were drawn as white balls, and 26 was the red ball. The prize for the drawing on Saturday has increased to $170 million, or $100.5 million in cash.
The colorful balls represent how many of the numbers chosen matched the numbers on each ticket. White balls: The first five numbers on your ticket can match any of the initial five numbers drawn, in any sequence. Red balls: The Powerball number of your ticket could only match. The Powerball number played (not with one of the first five numbers).
Black balls (Double Play): The very first five numbers on your ticket can equal any of the first five numbers chosen in the Double Play drawing, in any order. Red balls (Double Play): The Powerball number of your ticket can only match the Powerball number generated. In the Double Play draw (not with one of the first five numbers).