No Powerball Winner Pushes Jackpot Over $1 Billion

Powerball jackpot climbs to $1.04 billion ahead of October 2 drawing.

Lottery balls spelling the word "winner."
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The Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.04 billion - the fourth-largest in the game's history - on Saturday, September 30, after no one matched all six numbers drawn.

The next drawing is Monday, October 2, which will have a lump-sum cash payment option of about about $478.2 million after taxes.

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.