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    Powerball winning numbers 2023: Jackpot worth $1.765 billion won in California

    NEW YORK (WABC) — If you aren’t the lucky Powerball winner in California, last night’s drawing was a bummer.

    Someone across the country has won Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot worth $1.765 billion.

    Here are Wednesday’s winning numbers: 24, 52, 40, 22, 64, and a Powerball of 10.

    Watch Powerball drawings every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. ET right here!

    35 consecutive drawings later, the second-largest jackpot in Powerball and U.S. lottery history has been won. If you bought your ticket in New York, don’t throw it away just yet because someone here won $1 million.

    This was the first time in Powerball game history that back-to-back jackpot cycles have generated billion-dollar grand prizes. Powerball players has odds of 1 in 292.2 million to secure that massive jackpot.

    The Powerball jackpot was previously won on July 19 in California, when a single ticket won a jackpot worth $1.08 billion.

    All winning tickets must be redeemed in the jurisdiction in which they are sold.

    Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:

    1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 8, 2022 (one ticket, from California)

    2. $1.765 billion, Powerball, Oct. 10, 2023 (one ticket, from California)

    3. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)

    4. $1.58 billion, Mega Millions, Aug. 8, 2023 (one ticket, from Florida)

    5. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

    6. $1.35 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 13, 2023 (one ticket from Maine)

    7. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

    8. $1.08 billion, Powerball, July 19, 2023 (one ticket, from California)

    9. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)

    10. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)

    WATCH: New York state lottery drawings live daily at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8:15 p.m.

    Powerball drawings are also streamed here on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m.

    Mega Millions drawings are streamed on Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 p.m.

    Sources: AP archives, and


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