how high does the numbers go up to in the power ball lotery

As stated at Powerball.com, beginning in October, 2015, Powerball® became an even larger combined large jackpot game and cash game. Every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Powerball® will draw five white balls out of a drum with 69 balls and one red ball out of a drum with 26 red balls. Therefore, 69 is the highest possible number.

View Powerball Winning Numbers at Powerball.com.

Just in, the Powerball lottery jackpot continues to grow — to an estimated record $1.3 billion by the next drawing at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday — after nobody matched the winning numbers Saturday. No shame in that. The odds of winning the largest prize in U.S. lottery history were 1 in 292.2 million.

"That just shows the total randomness of Powerball," Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery, told NBC News' Weekend Today on Sunday. "At our peak last night, we were selling more than $1.2 million in Powerball tickets every single minute." Read more at usatoday.com.

Struggling to pick your numbers for tonight’s massive Powerball jackpot? Here are a few tips to keep in mind shared by abcnews.go.com.

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Monday, January 11 2016