# Powerball jackpot reaches \$638 million, no winner announced yet

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The Powerball lottery has rolled over 25 times since the last jackpot winner on July 19, 2023. The estimated jackpot for the Monday, September 18, 2023 drawing is \$638 million, with a cash option of \$304.2 million. This is the ninth-largest Powerball jackpot in history and the 10th-largest U.S. lottery jackpot ever.

## How to play Powerball

Powerball is a multi-state lottery game that costs \$2 per play. Players can choose five numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26, or opt for a Quick Pick to have the numbers randomly generated. For an additional \$1 per play, players can add the Power Play option, which can multiply non-jackpot prizes by two, three, four, five or 10 times.

The drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 24.9.

## What were the winning numbers for September 18, 2023?

The winning numbers drawn on Monday, September 18, were: 42-26-2-21-40, Powerball 9 and Power Play 3. The Double Play result was 8-11-19-24-46, Double Play Powerball 5 and Double Play multiplier 2.

According to the official Powerball website, there was no jackpot winner or Match 5 + Power Play winner in Monday’s drawing. However, there were six Match 5 winners who each won \$1 million. They were from California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York and Texas. There were also 23 Match 4 + Powerball winners who each won \$50,000, and four of them doubled their prize to \$100,000 with the Power Play option.

The total number of winners in Monday’s drawing was 1,404,799, who won a combined \$14,603,731 in prizes. The Double Play option added another 321,927 winners who won a total of \$4,181,212.

## When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next Powerball drawing will be on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. The estimated jackpot for that drawing is \$665 million, with a cash option of \$318.6 million. This would be the eighth-largest Powerball jackpot in history and the ninth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot ever.

Players can buy tickets online or at authorized retailers in participating states until one hour before the drawing. They can also watch the live drawing on Powerball.com or on local TV stations.

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