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# Powerball jackpot climbs to \$1.9 billion: See how much the cash option is worth

Are you buying any lottery tickets for the massive Powerball drawing? Here's everything you need to know -- including the deadline to buy a ticket in Ohio.

CLEVELAND — A monstrous jackpot worth \$1.9 billion is up for grabs in the next Powerball drawing on Monday night – and the lucky winner could be you.

But when is the cutoff time to buy a Powerball ticket before Monday night's drawing? What’s the cash option if you win? What are the odds of winning a Powerball jackpot? We break down everything you need to know by answering these top questions and more below…

### What is the last time I can buy a Powerball ticket for the Saturday drawing?

The Ohio Lottery says Powerball ticket sales close at 10 p.m. EST on the day of each drawing, which happens every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

### What time is the next Powerball drawing?

10:59 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 7.

### What is the jackpot?

The jackpot has jumped to \$1.9 billion after nobody hit the \$1.6 billion jackpot from the previous drawing on Saturday night.

### What is the cash option?

Winners have the choice to select a lump-sum payout, which has an estimated value of \$929.1 million.

### What if nobody hits the jackpot?

The prize money will increase once again before the next drawing, which will be held Wednesday, Nov. 9.

### How much are Powerball tickets?

Each Powerball ticket costs \$2. You can also add the Power Play option, which gives players the chance at larger secondary prizes by paying an additional \$1 per ticket.

### How many numbers are there?

The game consists of white balls numbered from 1 to 69. The red Powerballs are numbered from 1 to 26.

### Can I pick my own numbers?

Yes. There’s also an option for the machine to auto-pick for you.

### What are the odds of winning the jackpot?

Jackpot (matching all five numbers with the Powerball): One in 292,201,338

### What are the other prizes?

Powerball lottery officials say there are nine ways to win money that range from the jackpot to just \$2. Here are highlights of those odds:

• \$1 million prize (matching all five numbers, but missing the Powerball): One in 11,688,053.52
• \$50,000 prize (matching four numbers with the Powerball): One in 913,129.18
• \$100 prize (matching four numbers, but missing the Powerball): One in 36,525.17
• \$100 prize (matching three numbers with the Powerball): One in 14,494.11
• \$7 prize (matching three numbers): One in 579.76
• \$7 prize (matching two numbers with the Powerball): One in 701.33
• \$4 prize (matching one number with the Powerball): One in 91.98
• \$4 prize (matching the Powerball): One in 38.32

Each of those prizes can be multiplied, however, if the ticketholder upgraded to the Power Play option.

### What are the lucky numbers pulled in the most recent Powerball drawings?

Here’s a look at winning numbers from the last 10 drawings…

• Nov. 5, 2022: 28, 45, 53, 56, 69, 20 and Powerball 3
• Nov. 2, 2022: 2, 11, 22, 35, 60 and Powerball 23
• Oct. 31, 2022: 13, 19, 36, 39, 59 and Powerball 13
• Oct. 29, 2022: 19, 31, 40, 46, 57 and Powerball 23
• Oct. 26, 2022: 19, 36, 37, 46, 56 and Powerball 24
• Oct. 24, 2022: 18, 23, 35, 45, 54 and Powerball 16
• Oct. 22, 2022: 19, 25, 48, 55, 60 and Powerball 18
• Oct. 19, 2022: 6, 8, 15, 27, 42 and Powerball 10
• Oct. 17, 2022: 19, 30, 36, 46, 60 and Powerball 25
• Oct. 15, 2022: 32, 37, 40, 58, 62 and Powerball 15