Powerball jackpot increases to $630 million

39 drawings without a winner, officials say

Powerball jackpot

ORLANDO, Fla. – If you’re looking to start 2022 off right, you may want to grab tickets for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing.

The jackpot is now estimated at $630 million after no one claimed the top prize in Monday’s lottery. The one-time, lump sum payout would be $448 million before taxes.

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Experts say the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.

Officials say there have been 39 drawings without a winner.

You can watch the Powerball drawing on News 6 just before the 11 p.m. newscast.

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Cathleigh is a newscast producer and has been with News 6 since 2014. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications, with a focus in broadcast journalism. Cathleigh produces the 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. newscasts.