Players pick one number from 1 to 26 in the second set of numbers, called the Powerball.
No tickets matched all six numbers in Saturday's drawing, so the jackpot is still climbing and has now reached approximately $440 million. The estimated cash value of the $440 million Powerball jackpot will be $278.3 million.
The winning numbers for Saturday's drawing were: 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and the Powerball of 24.
The record Powerball victor for a single ticket buyer is $758 million. won by a MA woman in August this year. The first drawing of 2018 will be Wednesday.
By late August, the Powerball had reached $758.7 million, which all went to victor Mavis Wanczyk of MA, making it the largest prize ever awarded to a single ticket. The odds on that ticket were 11,688,053.52 to 1, according to the Powerball website.More news: Wind Chill Advisory Expanded…Dangerous Wind Chills Expected
The newest Powerball drawing offers another huge jackpot for someone who holds a lottery ticket with the right numbers.
Kum & Go will get a $1,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
The largest Powerball jackpot was $1.6 billion payout split among winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
Powerball is twice-weekly game is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.