Powerball jackpot hits $640M after drawing sees no winner

Mega Millions jackpot soared to $750 million a day earlier

The Powerball has grown to its fifth-largest jackpot in the game’s history after Wednesday’s drawing saw no one claim the lottery’s top prize.

U.S. lottery players now can walk away with winnings of $640 million, or a lump-sum cash option estimated at $478.7 million, going into the next drawing on Saturday. It is the highest Powerball jackpot since March 2019 and the longest streak without a winner in the game’s history.

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT SOARS TO $750M AFTER TUESDAY SEES NO WINNER

Heading into Wednesday night’s drawing, the prize was already worth $550 million. The numbers drawn were: 4-19-23-25-49 and a Powerball of 14.

While no one hit the jackpot, more than 3.3 million tickets won prizes ranging from $4 to $2 million, lottery officials said.

Big winners included 10 tickets that matched all five white balls to win $1 million. Those tickets were sold in California, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, New York and Texas. One ticket that doubled that prize to $2 million with the Power Play option was sold in Virginia.

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $640 million ahead of its next drawing Saturday, while the Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $750 million ahead of Friday night's drawing. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $640 million ahead of its next drawing Saturday, while the Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $750 million ahead of Friday night's drawing. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The drawing came only a day after no one won a $615 million Mega Millions jackpot, causing that prize to soar to $750 million – the game’s second-largest grand prize in history – ahead of the next drawing Friday night. The winner can also opt for a cash lump-sum estimated at about $550.6 million.

It is only the second time that both national lottery jackpots have topped $500 million at the same time.

The last time somebody hit either jackpot was in September of last year. 

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

The odds of winning it all are incredibly small, at 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball and 1 in 302.5 million for Mega Millions.