Powerball prize breaks top 3 prize in game’s history at $1.2 billion

Writer: Nicholas Karsen
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Powerball and Mega Million tickets are on display. Credit: WINK

The Monday night drawing for the Powerball was met with no winners, as the prize raised to an astonishing $1.2 billion, the third highest in the history of Powerball.

The numbers drawn were 12, 26, 27, 43, 47 and the red Powerball 5.

According to the Powerball website, this is the first time in Powerball game history that back-to-back jackpot cycles have generated billion-dollar grand prizes.

The next drawing will be on Wednesday night.

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