BOSTON – Tonight, December 27, the estimated Powerball lottery jackpot is estimated at $415 million.
There has not been a winner since October 4, when a single ticket paid out $699.8 million to a person in California.
The odds of winning tonight’s lottery is one in about 300 million.
Tickets are $2 each. The drawing is at 10:59 p.m. tonight.
Powerball lottery is played in 45 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The estimated $415 million prize is for a winner who chooses the annuity option, paid over 29 years.
The estimated cash option is $299.5 million.
Both options are subject to taxes.
In January 2021, a person in Maryland won $731.1 million, one of the largest Powerball jackpots ever won.
In 2016, the jackpot reached a record $1.586 billion. Winners in California, Florida and Tennessee shared the grand prize.