Powerball Jackpot Expected to Hit Nearly $750 Million for Tonight’s Drawing


Concord, NH – The Powerball jackpot continues to rise as the New Hampshire Lottery anticipates tonight’s (2/6) jackpot will increase to $747 million, which would make it the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot on record. The one-time cash payout is expected to reach $403.1 million. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld.)

A $100,000 winning Powerball ticket was sold at Riverside Grocery in West Chesterfield for Saturday night’s drawing.

“The Powerball action is really starting to heat up now! We are so happy for our players and retailers as this jackpot continues to climb,” said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director, New Hampshire Lottery. “Sales continue to rise right along with this jackpot and our players won more than $178,000 in prizes during this past Saturday night’s drawing. We encourage our players to get tickets today for a chance to win this $747 million prize!”

Powerball results from Saturday, February 4, were: 02-08-15-19-58 PB-10 with a Power Play of 2.

The top-10 largest lottery jackpots in history were:

1. $2.04 billion (Powerball) – November 2022
2. $1.586 billion (Powerball) – January 2016.
3. $1.537 billion (Mega Millions) – October 2018
4. $1.35 billion (Mega Millions) – January 2023
5. $1.337 billion (Mega Millions) – July 2022
6. $1.05 billion (Mega Millions) – January 2021
7. $768.4 million (Powerball) – March 2019
8. $758.7 million (Powerball) – August 2017
9. $747 million (Powerball) – February 2023 (anticipated)
10. $731.1 million (Powerball) – January 2021

There have been 34 consecutive Powerball drawings without a winner. The anticipated $747 million Powerball jackpot, which would be the ninth-largest lottery jackpot in history, has been growing since November 7, when a lucky California player purchased a world record $2.04 billion jackpot winning ticket.

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

Tickets are on sale at more than 1,200 retailers statewide, and online at NH iLottery. For more information and to play, visit www.nhlottery.com.