Powerball Jackpot Skyrockets to Estimated $1.725 Billion for Tonight’s Drawing; Would Be 2nd-Largest Jackpot in History


Concord, NH – New Hampshire Lottery players will have the chance to win an estimated $1.725 billion Powerball prize during tonight’s (10/11) drawing. The anticipated $1.725 billion jackpot would be the second-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. The New Hampshire Lottery expects the one-time cash payout to increase to $756.6 million. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld.)

One lucky New Hampshire player purchased a $50,000 winning Powerball ticket for the drawing on Monday (10/9) through NH iLottery.

“What an incredible moment for our New Hampshire Lottery players! There is an astounding $1.725 billion up for grabs tonight!” said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director, New Hampshire Lottery. “The energy and anticipation of the rising jackpot is palpable, as our retailers reported $3.5 million in sales last week alone. Along with the excitement it brings for our players, a big jackpot like this goes a long way in maximizing revenue to support New Hampshire public education. We wish all of our players the best of luck, and encourage everyone to get in on the action before it is too late!”

Powerball drawing results from Monday, October 9, were: 16-34-46-55-67 PB-14 with a Power Play of 3.

The top-10 jackpots in lottery history were:
1.$2.040 billion, Powerball, November 7, 2022
2. $1.725 billion, Powerball, October 11, 2023 (anticipated)
3. $1.602 billion, Mega Millions, August 8, 2023
4. $1.586 billion, Powerball, January 13, 2016
5. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, October 23, 2018
6. $1.348 billion, Mega Millions, January 13, 2023
7. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022
8. $1.080 billion, Powerball, July 19, 2023
9. $1.050 billion, Mega Millions, January 22, 2021
10. $768 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019

The $1.725 billion 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 36 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.com.