Powerball winning numbers for June 15: Jackpot now worth $44 million

The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $44 million for Monday's drawing after there was no jackpot winner on Saturday.

If there had been a $35 million jackpot winner in Saturday's drawing and they chose the lump-sum payment option, they would have taken home about $17 million after taxes, the lottery said.

The winning numbers were drawn around 11 p.m. ET on Saturday, and we'll have the results below.

Here's the winning numbers for the Saturday, June 15 Powerball drawing:

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The winning numbers for Saturday, June 15 were 4, 36, 48, 54, and 56 with a Powerball of 2. The Power Play was 3X.

Winning lottery numbers are sponsored by Jackpocket, the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY network

Did anyone win the Powerball?

Powerball players, get those tickets ready because the jackpot is climbing again! There were no jackpot winners in Saturday's drawing, but Monday's drawing has jumped to an estimated $44 million. There were no lucky winners for the Match 5 + Power Play or the Match 5.

To find the full list of previous Powerball winners, click the link to the lottery's website.

How to play the Powerball

A Powerball player selects her numbers for an upcoming drawing.
A Powerball player selects her numbers for an upcoming drawing.

In order to purchase a $2 Powerball ticket, you'll have to visit your local convenience store, gas station or grocery store − and in a handful of states, you can purchase tickets online.

To play, you will need to pick six numbers in total to mark on your ticket. Five numbers will be white balls ranging from numbers 1 to 69. The Powerball is red and one number which is between 1 and 26.

If you want to increase your chances of winning, you can add a “Power Play” for $1 which increases the winnings for all non-jackpot prizes. This addition can multiply winnings by 2X3X, 4X5X, or 10X.

Players can also ask a cashier for a "Quick Pick" where a cashier will give you a computer generated numbers on a printed Powerball ticket.

Drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. If there's no jackpot winner, the cash prize will increase by millions.

Where to purchase tickets

Tickets can be purchased in person at gas stations, convenience stores and grocery stores. Some airport terminals may also sell lottery tickets.

You can also order tickets online through Jackpocket, the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY Network, in these U.S. states and territories: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. The Jackpocket app allows you to pick your lottery game and numbers, place your order, see your ticket and collect your winnings all using your phone or home computer.

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