NH Lottery Expects Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot to Jump to $785 Million


Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Lottery is projecting the Powerball jackpot will rise to $785 million for tonight’s (9/25) drawing, which would make it the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot on record. The New Hampshire Lottery estimates the one-time cash payout will reach $367 million. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld.)

“Our players have the chance to win more than three-quarters of a billion dollars! This is what it’s all about for us!” said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director, New Hampshire Lottery. “As the jackpot continues to climb the charts, our retailers and NH iLottery are continuing to see a sales increase and we expect that to continue right up until the drawing tonight. Here’s to hoping we kick off fall with a lucky New Hampshire winner!”

Powerball drawing results from Saturday, September 23, were: 01-12-20-33-66 PB-21 with a Power Play of 2.

The top-10 Powerball jackpots in history were:

1. $2.04 billion, November 7, 2022
2. $1.58 billion, January 13, 2016
3. $1.08 billion, July 19, 2023
4. $785 million, September 25, 2023 (anticipated)
5. $768 million, March 27, 2019
6. $758 million, August 23, 2017
7. $754 million, February 6, 2023
8. $731 million, January 20, 2021
9. $699 million, October 4, 2021
10. $687 million, October 27, 2018

The $785 million Powerball jackpot has been growing since July 19, when a lucky California player purchased a $1 billion jackpot winning ticket. Since the drawing in July, there have been 29 consecutive Powerball drawings without a jackpot winner.

Powerball drawings are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 PM.

Tickets are on sale at more than 1,400 retailers statewide and online at NH iLottery. For more information and to play, visit www.nhlottery.comhttp://cd3.campaigndispatch.com/link.php?M=2077406&N=7279&L=825&F=H.