Powerball lottery winning numbers for Saturday, May 25. Jackpot is $120 million (2024)

A $2 Powerball lottery ticket made someone who purchased a ticket in Florida multimillionaire this month! Will you be next?

After no one claimed thePowerball lottery jackpot in the drawing for $100 million on Wednesday, May 22, the prize rolled over to $120 million for the drawing on Saturday, May 25.

Although no one claimed the jackpot, there was one big winner in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. A ticket purchased in California matched 5 for a $1 million prize.

The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, May 25, were 6-33-35-36-64 and the Powerball was 24. Power Play was 3x. Those numbers mean another rollover.

Monday's Powerball jackpot now climbs to $131 million, with a cash option of $61.2 million.

There was one big winner from Saturday night's Powerball drawing. A ticket purchased in Texas matched 5 for a $1 million prize.

Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, 5/25/2024: 6-33-35-36-64 and the Powerball was 24

The Powerball lottery jackpot is no longer in the running to become the largest lottery jackpot of all time. After two months of rollovers, the jackpot was won at $1.3 billion with a cash option of $608.9 million on Saturday, April 6.

It was the fourth highest Powerball jackpot of all time and the eighth-highest lottery jackpot of all time.

Exactly one month later, the Powerball jackpot dropped from $215 million back down to $20 million again, when one ticket in Florida matched all five numbers and the Powerball in the drawing on Monday, May 6.

The Powerball jackpot has since rolled over seven times and now sits at $120 million, with a cash option of $56.1 million, for Saturday's drawing.

Winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, May 25, were 6-33-35-36-64 and the Powerball was 24.

In case you're wondering, the winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, May 22 were 5-16-18-26-67 and the Powerball was 4. Power Play was 3x.

Tickets start at $2 a piece. Below is what to know about lottery odds, how long to claim the cash option if you bought a ticket in Florida, and what happens to unclaimed prize money, according to the Florida Lottery.

Good luck!

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Powerball results 5/25/24, $120 million drawing

The Saturday, 5/25/24, Powerball jackpot is $120 million, with a cash option of $56.1 million. The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, May 25, were 6-33-35-36-64 and the Powerball was 24. Power Play was 3x.

When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next Powerball drawing will be held at 11 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 27.

How long do you have to cash in a winning Florida Lottery ticket?

Prizes for Florida Lottery must be claimed within 180 days (six months) from the date of the drawing. To claim a single-payment cash option, a winner has within the first 60 days after the applicable draw date to claim it. Florida Lottery says its scratch-off tickets and Fast Play game prizes "must be claimed within 60 days of the official end-of-game date. Once the applicable time period has elapsed, the related Florida Lottery ticket will expire."

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What is the average chance of winning Powerball?

Powerball drawings are held at 11 p.m. EDT Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. According toPowerball.com, players have a 1 in 292.2 million chance to match all six numbers. Prizes range from $2 to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

Can Florida lottery winners remain anonymous?

According toFlorida Lottery's website, winners cannot remain anonymous: "Florida law mandates that the Florida Lottery provide records containing information such as the winner's name, city of residence; game won, date won, and amount won to any third party who requests the information."

However, the site states, the "names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or greater will be temporarily exempt from public disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed, unless otherwise waived by the winner."

Lottery experts and lawyers have said there are ways to remain anonymous if you win.

Who won, how long did it take to winPowerball, Mega Millions and those billion-dollar jackpots?

What are the Top 10 biggest Powerball jackpots in history?

Here are the Top 10 Powerball jackpots as of May 25, 2024:

  • 10. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 9.$754.6 million — Feb. 6, 2023; Washington
  • 8.$758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 7.$768.4 million — March 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 6. $842.4 million — Jan. 1, 2024; Michigan
  • 5. $1.08 billion — July 19, 2023; California
  • 4. $1.33 billion — April 6, 2024; Oregon
  • 3.$1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 2. $1.765 billion Powerball drawing — Oct. 11, 2023; California
  • 1.$2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California

What are the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history?

The following Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots made the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history, as of May 25, 2024.

  • 10.$1.08 billion Powerball drawing — July 19, 2023; California
  • 9. $1.13 billion Mega Millions drawing — March 26, 2024; New Jersey
  • 8. $1.33 billion Powerball drawing — April 6, 2024; Oregon
  • 7.$1.337 billion Mega Millions drawing — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 6.$1.35 billion Mega Millions drawing — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine
  • 5. $1.537 billion Mega Millions drawing — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina
  • 4.$1.58 billion Mega Millions drawing — Aug. 8, 2023; Florida
  • 3.$1.586 billion Powerball drawing — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 2. $1.765 billion Powerball drawing — Oct. 11, 2023; California
  • 1.$2.04 billion Powerball drawing — Nov. 7, 2022; California

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Powerball lottery winning numbers for Saturday, May 25. Jackpot is $120 million (2024)

FAQs

Powerball lottery winning numbers for Saturday, May 25. Jackpot is $120 million? ›

Saturday's winning Powerball numbers were 6-33-35-36-64 and the Powerball was 24. The Power Play was 3X.

What were the Powerball numbers for May 25th? ›

The winning numbers for Saturday, May 25 were 6, 33, 35, 36 and 64 with a Powerball of 24. The Power Play was 3X.

Did someone win Powerball last night? ›

There was no jackpot winner in California for this draw. But there are 37,585 winning tickets! Get your ticket for the next draw. To see draw results for participating POWERBALL lotteries outside California, search POWERBALL results.

How many Powerball numbers do you need to win anything? ›

How many Powerball numbers do you need to win a prize? You only need to match one number in Powerball to win a prize.

What are the 9 ways to win Powerball? ›

What are the nine prizes for the Powerball?
  • The Powerball - $4. ...
  • 1 number plus the Powerball – still $4. ...
  • 2 numbers plus the Powerball - $7. ...
  • 3 numbers - $7 again. ...
  • 3 numbers plus the Powerball - $100. ...
  • 4 numbers - $100. ...
  • 4 numbers plus the Powerball - $50,000. ...
  • 5 numbers - $1 million.

Did anyone win the Powerball 5 25 24? ›

Did anyone win Powerball drawing, Saturday, May 25, 2024? There was no grand prize winner, but there was a Match 5 winner worth $1 million in Texas. The jackpot rose to $131 million with cash value of $61.2 million.

What are the rarest Powerball numbers? ›

If you're wondering what the least common Powerball numbers are, Lotto Numbers says the current three least common are 13 (drawn only 54 times), 49 (58 times) and 29 (61 times). According to Powerball, overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9. Odds of winning the jackpot are a little steeper — 1 in 292.2 million.

Who won the Powerball on July 3, 2024? ›

Did anyone win Powerball last night, Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024? Yes, a single ticket from Ohio matched all six numbers to win the Powerball jackpot. Two tickets purchased in California and a ticket sold in Pennsylvania matched all five numbers except for the Powerball worth $1 million.

What is the next drawing for Mega Millions? ›

Mega Millions® drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 pm ET.

Where was the winning Powerball ticket sold in Ohio? ›

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio —

A winning Powerball ticket worth more than $138 million was sold just outside of the Dayton area in Huber Heights, Ohio. According to NBC affiliate WDTN, the winning ticket was sold at the Walmart Supercenter located at 7680 Brandt Pike in Huber Heights.

Did I win anything if I got the Powerball number only? ›

If you only get the Powerball number, you win $4. Matching one number plus the Powerball also wins you $4, while matching 2 numbers plus the Powerball gets you $7. The prize jumps in value when you match 3 or more numbers: 3 numbers plus the Powerball wins you $100, while 4 numbers plus the Powerball wins you $50,000.

How to win Powerball winning numbers? ›

To win, match one of the nine ways to win:
  1. 5 white balls + 1 red Powerball = Grand prize.
  2. 5 white balls = $1 million.
  3. 4 white balls + 1 red Powerball = $50,000.
  4. 4 white balls = $100.
  5. 3 white balls + 1 red Powerball = $100.
  6. 3 white balls = $7.
  7. 2 white balls + 1 red Powerball = $7.
  8. 1 white ball + 1 red Powerball = $4.
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How many numbers do you need to get 50000 on Powerball? ›

Match all 5 white numbers only — $1 million. Match 4 out of 5 white numbers + Powerball — $50,000. Match 4 white numbers only — $100.

What is the smartest way to play Powerball? ›

  1. Mix Even & Odd Numbers. ...
  2. Split Between Low & High Numbers. ...
  3. Add Up Those Numbers. ...
  4. Buy More Than One Ticket. ...
  5. Don't Group Your Numbers Together. ...
  6. Don't Repeat Winning Numbers. ...
  7. Try Doing The Easy Pick Yourself.

What happens if you get all 5 numbers but not the Powerball? ›

Matching three main numbers and the Powerball or four main numbers, that's a $100 payout. To land a $50,000 prize, you'll have to match four main numbers and the Powerball. If you match five main numbers but not the Powerball, your ticket is worth $1 million.

Is there a strategy for Powerball? ›

Evenly distribute the numbers among odds and evens

Some Powerball veterans say that because there are an equal number of odd and even numbers for each possible pick in a Powerball string, it follows that the winning combination will tend to comprise an equal number of odd and even numbers.

What were the Powerball winning numbers for May 22? ›

The lucky numbers from the Wednesday night drawing are 5, 16, 18, 26, 67 and Powerball 4.

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