Powerball jackpot soars to $522 million after no winner in New Year’s Day drawing

The drawing will be held Monday night at 9:59 p.m.

SAN ANSELMO, CA - JANUARY 03: Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million at the same time for the first time. The Mega Millions $418 million jackpot would be the fourth largest and the $460 million Powerball jackpot would be the seventh largest in the game's history. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (Justin Sullivan, 2018 Getty Images)

If you forgot to buy your Powerball jackpot ticket for the New Year’s Day drawing, you’re in luck. No winner was drawn on Saturday night.

Now, the Powerball jackpot continues to climb on Sunday from $500 million to $522 million (4371.5 million cash value).

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Despite no jackpot winner, some people still managed to walk away with some cash from Saturday night’s drawing.

Powerball officials said more than 2.7 million tickets won prizes ranging from $4 to $2 million.

The next drawing for the Powerball will be Monday, Jan. 3 at 9:59 p.m.

The last winner of the Powerball jackpot was in California on Oct. 4, 2021, when a single ticket won $699.8 million. This was the fifth-largest in Powerball history and the 7th largest in U.S. lottery history, according to Powerball officials.

If you win the Powerball drawing, you can choose to receive your prize as an annuity, paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years, or a lump-sum payment, according to officials.

Still, both of the prize options are prior to federal and jurisdictional taxes.

Powerball tickets are $2 each, and results will be livestreamed online at Powerball.com. To learn more, click here.

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