Powerball winning numbers for October 2, 2023. Jackpot reaches $1.20 billion

The Powerball jackpot is growing to $1.20 billion, with a cash value of $551.7 million, after no winning ticket was sold for Monday night's drawing.

Below are the numbers for the Monday, Oct. 2 lottery jackpot.

Powerball winning numbers for Monday, October 2nd, 2023

The winning numbers for Monday night's drawing were 12, 26, 27, 43 and 47. The Powerball was 5. The Power Play multiplier was 2x.

Did anyone win the Powerball last night, 10/2/23?

No ticket for the grand prize was sold for Monday night's drawing.

How many numbers in Powerball do you need to win a prize?

Technically you can win Powerball with just one number. If you hit on the Powerball number, you get a prize of $4.

If you get one ball correct, you have to also hit the Powerball to win $4. If you hit two balls and the Powerball, you win $7. You also get $7 for getting three numbers right without the Powerball. Add the Powerball onto that and you’d get $100.

You also win $100 for getting four numbers right.

Here’s where it gets fun. If you hit four numbers and the Powerball, you win $50,000. Hit all five numbers, and you win $1 million. You when the grand prize if you hit all five numbers and the Powerball.

When is the next drawing for Powerball?

Powerball drawings take place every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET.

Powerball 2023 grand prize jackpot winners

The Powerball grand prize has been paid out four times in 2023, according to powerball.com:

  • $754.6 million — Feb. 6; Washington.

  • $162.6 million — Mar. 4; Virginia.

  • $252.6 million — April 19; Ohio (The winning ticket was sold in Summit County).

  • $1.08 billion — July 19; California

Powerball winning ticket: Holder of $252.6 million ticket sold in Summit County claims prize anonymously

Results for Top 5 Powerball lottery jackpots

Here are the all-time top five Powerball jackpots, according to powerball.com:

  1. $2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California.

  2. $1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.

  3. $1.08 billion — July 19, 2023; California.

  4. $768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.

  5. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.

This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Powerball winning numbers for Monday, October 2, 2023