TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The already record-breaking Powerball jackpot rose again Saturday night after once again there was no winner.

Saturday night, the winning numbers were 28 – 45 – 53 – 56 – 69 for the white balls and 20 for the red Powerball.

Friday, strong sales boosted the jackpot to $1.6 billion — making it the largest lottery prize in history until it rose again overnight to $1.9 billion.

The previous record for largest lottery prize was a jackpot of $1.585 billion, which was set in January 2016.

The Powerball prize keeps getting more massive because of the inability of anyone to overcome the long odds of 1 in 292.2 million and win the jackpot. To take the top prize, players must match all five white balls and one red Powerball.

That doesn’t mean everyone was a loser Saturday night. The Florida Lottery’s website reported a $1 million prize winner in the Sunshine State Sunday morning. The $1 million prize is for those who match all five numbers without the Powerball.

The next drawing will be Monday night.


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Since someone won the prize on Aug. 3, there have been 40 drawings without a winner.

Winners of lottery jackpots usually prefer a lump sum of cash, which for Monday’s drawing would be $929.1 million, the California lottery site said.

Powerball is played in 45 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.