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2022 Press Releases

January 05, 2022


POWERBALL® jackpot reaches $610 million

Dover, DE — Tonight could be your chance to kickoff 2022 with a win worth over half a billion dollars. With increased POWERBALL® ticket sales over the holidays and no winning ticket sold this past Saturday, the POWERBALL® jackpot has reached $610 million.

“As excitement surrounding the first POWERBALL® jackpot of 2022 continues to grow, we would like to remind everyone to play responsibly,” said Vernon Kirk, Director of the Delaware Lottery.

The last POWERBALL® jackpot was hit on October 4 in California. Tonight’s drawing will be the 40th in the current jackpot’s run.

POWERBALL® drawings are now held on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday nights at 11:00PM EST. Tickets for tonight’s drawing are on sale until 9:45 PM EST.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call the Delaware Gambling Helpline at 1-888-850-888, or visit the Delaware Council on Gambling Problems, Inc. website at Free professional, and confidential assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Check your Sports Pick parlay cards!
There is still one unclaimed winning ticket that matched all 15 games for the week ending December 13, 2022. Check your ticket to see if you are the other big winner.

About the Delaware Lottery:
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed $5.8 billion to the state’s General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, MEGA MILLIONS®, LOTTO AMERICA®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE®, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, Keno®, Sports Lottery and Instant Games, iGaming, Video Lottery and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at, at licensed locations, and from the Lottery’s office in Dover.

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The Delaware Lottery only publishes winner names with their consent.