No one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, increasing the jackpot to an estimated $473 million for Saturday night's drawing.

The winning Powerball numbers drawn Wednesday were: 6-15-22-42-47, Powerball: 26.

A basic Powerball ticket costs $2, and to claim the big prize you'll need to match five numbers (1-69), plus the Powerball (1-26). The odds? 1 in 292,301,388. Assuming you win the Powerball jackpot Saturday, you can choose to take the lump-sum cash option and take home $256 million.

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The 10 Biggest Lottery Jackpots in U.S. History

  1. $2.04 Billion (Powerball) November 2022 - One winner.
  2. $1.586 Billion (Powerball) January 2016 - Split between three winners.
  3. $1.537 Billion (Mega Millions) October 2018 - One winner.
  4. $1.348 Billion (Mega Millions) January 2023 - One winner.
  5. $1.337 Billion (Mega Millions) July 2022 - One winner.
  6. $1.05 Billion (Mega Millions) January 2022 - One winner.
  7. $768.4 Million (Powerball) March 2019 - One winner.
  8. $758.7 Million (Powerball) August 2017 - One winner.
  9. $731.1 Million (Powerball) January 2021 - One winner.
  10. $699.8 Million (Powerball) October 2021 - One winner.

According to the Powerball website, Minnesota has had four grand prize jackpot winners in the past two years. In November of 2016 Michael Hawes was a winner, splitting $44.3 million. Paul Rosenau won in May of 2008, splitting an $88 million prize. In August of 2011 Thomas Morris came up big, splitting a $123.6 million jackpot. And in August of 2013 Paul White split a big $253.1 million prize.

Powerball drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday night. Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday nights. Good luck!

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