Here are the winning Powerball numbers from Saturday’s $429 million jackpot

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The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing (5/7/2016) of the “Powerball” game were:


The grand prize amount was increased to $429.6 million, a lottery spokeswoman said on Saturday.

The numbers were drawn Saturday night for a jackpot that is the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January.

Late Saturday, it was revealed that a winning ticket was sold in New Jersey.

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Will Saturday night’s drawing finally produce a winner?

The current jackpot for the national Powerball lottery has hit $415 million after 18 drawings without a big winner.

This pot has been growing since March 2, after a 67-year-old man in Florida claimed the previous Powerball jackpot of $291.4 million.

Powerball numbers are drawn each week on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 pm ET.

Now that the current jackpot has reached over $400 million, it’s made the list of the largest lottery jackpots of all time.

If no one wins after Saturday’s drawing, the jackpot could go up to $525 million, according to the Texas Lottery.

The last jackpot to reach this level eventually grew into the largest in U.S. history — $1.5 billion.

That one garnered a lot of attention. In January, three winning tickets were sold in Chino Hills, California; Munford, Tennessee; and Melbourne Beach, Florida.

While the jackpot is advertised as being worth $415 million, a winner only gets that amount if they pick the annuity — the money is paid out over 29 years.

The lump sum option, which is more popular, has a cash value of $269.7 million.

As the pot grows, more and more people are likely to rush out to pick their numbers. But the odds of winning aren’t great.

Individual tickets have only a 1 in 292 million chance of having the jackpot-winning six-digit combination.

Even just guessing the Powerball number, which will get you $4, is hard — the odds are 1 in 38.

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