LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Make it 36 consecutive drawings with no jackpot winner. That means the Powerball pool for Saturday is an estimated $800 million, the second largest jackpot in the game’s history.

No ticket in Wednesday’s drawing matched all six numbers — 19, 36, 37, 46, 56 and the Powerball 24 — according to So Saturday’s grand prize is the fifth largest in U.S. lottery history and just off the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot split three ways in 2016.

Jackpot winners may choose to be paid in 30 graduated payments over 29 years or a one-time lump sum. The lump sum for Saturday is $383.7 million.

The Powerball website said cash prizes from Wednesday’s drawing hit $21.1 million, including six tickets that matched five numbers (but not the Powerball) for $1 million each. Two tickets were sold in California, and one each in Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan and New York.

Five Powerball jackpots have been won this year, including one on Jan. 5 for $632.6 million split by winners in California and Wisconsin.

The last hit on a Powerball jackpot was Aug. 3, with a ticket sold in Pennsylvania cashing $206.9 million.

Powerball tickets, $2 each, are sold in 45 states — not in Nevada — the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The drawings are streamed live Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 759 p.m. PT at

Top five Powerball jackpots

1. $1.586 Billion – Jan. 13, 2016 (Split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee)

2. $800 Million (estimated)  – Saturday’s drawing

3. $768.4 Million – March 27, 2019 (Wisconsin)

4. $758.7 Million – Aug. 23, 2017 – (Massachusetts)

5. $731.1 Million – Jan. 20, 2021 (Maryland)