After a busy month for the big jackpot games (three jackpot winners in April), May has been comparatively quiet. Will things change with tonight’s Powerball drawing? The Powerball jackpot has reached an estimated $125 million for tonight, May 23. The lump sum cash value of tonight’s prize is $73.4 million.
Saturday’s Powerball drawing was no exception to the quiet; there were no huge prizes won. However, Powerball paid out over $3.7 million in total prizes across its 48 jurisdictions. That includes two prizes of $100,000 and eight prizes of $50,000.
Lottery players in Pennsylvania had better luck over the weekend. Continue reading below to learn about the latest winners.
Also, check the Powerball winning numbers below, after the drawing at 11:00 p.m.
Powerball winning numbers for Monday, May 23, 2022
Winning numbers: 1 – 33 – 37 – 39 – 42
A winning weekend for PA Lottery players
It all started on Friday, when a Match 6 Lotto ticket matched all six winning numbers to win $940,000 before taxes. That ticket was sold in Allegheny County at a Giant Eagle store in Pittsburgh. The retailer also came out a winner, earning a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
On the same day, a player in Leesport, Berks County, hit the progressive jackpot prize on the Fast Play game aptly named Big Win. The jackpot was over $285,000. Rutter’s on New Enterprise Drive sold the winning ticket.
Cash 5 had yet another jackpot winner on Saturday. That’s the sixth time this month that Cash 5 with Quick Cash produced a jackpot winner. The most recent month with as many winners was February, when seven drawings produced jackpot winners.
This time around, the prize had reached $300,000. The ticket was sold at Laundromat Paradise in Philadelphia.
Enjoy special perks for PA online lottery’s anniversary
The PA online lottery launched its site four years ago in May, and right now you can enjoy some benefits just for signing up. Use our code PLAY20 when registering and you’ll get $20 in free play on the site. There is also a deposit match bonus up to $500 when you add money to play online games.
Good luck and remember to always play responsibly.