Winning Powerball Numbers for October 4, 2023, have resulted in the jackpot increasing to a staggering $1.4 billion.

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There were no fortunate jackpot winners once again in the Powerball drawing on Wednesday night. The jackpot is still on the rise as no one managed to match all six numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing. Currently, it stands at an estimated $1.40 billion, with a cash option of $643.7 million. For the winning Powerball numbers from Wednesday, October 4, and information on the upcoming drawing, please refer to the relevant sources.

This Powerball jackpot has now reached the third-highest amount in the history of the game and is among the top 10 largest payouts in lottery history. Furthermore, this marks the fourth lottery jackpot in 2023 to exceed $1 billion.

The most recent Powerball jackpot winner emerged in July and claimed a prize of $1.08 billion.

Winning Powerball Numbers for Wednesday, October 4

The Powerball winning numbers for Wednesday, October 4, were as follows: 9, 35, 54, 63, 64, with the Powerball number being 1. The Power Play multiplier for these numbers was 2X.

Next Powerball drawing

The next Powerball drawing for the jackpot will take place on Saturday, October 7, at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Drawings are held three times per week at 10:59 p.m. ET every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

How Much Powerball Jackpot Estimated?

The current Powerball jackpot stands at an estimated $1.40 billion, and there is a cash option of $643.7 million available.

What is Winning Powerball Numbers last Night

Regarding the Powerball drawing on October 4, 2023, no one successfully matched all six numbers to win the $1.20 billion jackpot. However, some participants did win smaller prizes.

In Wednesday’s drawing, there were over 3.2 million winning tickets sold nationwide. Among these, there were 10 tickets that secured prizes of $1 million or more.

Specifically, seven of these winning tickets came from various states: California (two), Texas (two), Colorado, New York, and Pennsylvania. These fortunate ticket holders matched five of the Powerball numbers, earning them $1 million each. Additionally, three tickets sold in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Texas matched all five numbers (excluding the Powerball) but had added the Power Play option, which doubled their prize to $2 million.

Could a $1 billion lottery jackpot occur again?

Learn about the odds of winning and discover the highest jackpot winners.

Searching for that winning combination?

Here are the winning Powerball numbers you should keep in mind: These frequently drawn numbers might enhance your chances of winning.

How frequently do lottery jackpots reach or exceed $1 billion?

In the last five years, there have been a total of nine such instances, spanning both Mega Millions and Powerball. Notably, four of these occurrences took place in 2023. The first instance was in January when a Mega Millions jackpot reached $1.53 billion. Subsequently, in July, there was a $1.08 billion Powerball jackpot. August brought another massive jackpot, with a Mega Millions prize of $1.63 billion. The most recent is the Powerball drawing, which is still ongoing.

The largest lottery jackpot ever recorded was in November 2022, reaching an astonishing $2.04 billion. This marked the second time in that year that a jackpot surpassed the $1 billion mark. Prior to 2022, jackpots exceeding a billion dollars were seen in 2021, 2018, and 2016.

Top 10 Powerball lottery jackpots

Here are the all-time top 10 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. $1.40 billion — Oct. 6, 2023; TBA.
  4. $1.08 billion — July 19, 2023; California.
  5. $768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.
  6. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.
  7. $754.6 million — Feb. 6, 2023; Washington.
  8. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland.
  9. $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California.
  10. $687.8 million — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa, New York.
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