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Powerball jackpot rises to $1.09 billion and stretches a 3-month losing streak

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $1.09 billion after no one matched the latest numbers. That continues a three-month winless streak for the game's top prize. The numbers drawn Monday night were: 19, 24, 40, 42, 56 and the Powerball 23. No one has won Powerball’s jackpot since New Year’s Day, a stretch of 39 drawings. The reason for the drought is simple: The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 292.2 million. The $1.09 billion prize is for a sole winner who makes the rare decision to be paid over 30 years through an annuity. Nearly all winners take the cash option, which for the next drawing would be an estimated $527.3 million.