Powerball results for 01/16/21; did anyone win the $640M jackpot?
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Jan. 16: 14-20-39-65-67. The Red Powerball Power Number: 2. The Power Play Number: 3.
LANSING, MI – More than a dozen players won at least $1 million, but there was no winner of the $640 million Powerball jackpot for the drawing held on Saturday, Jan. 16. That means the Powerball drawing on Wednesday, Jan. 20 will be worth $730 million with a cash option of $546 million.
Saturday night’s drawing came one night after a $750 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing was held.
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Jan. 16: 14-20-39-65-67
The Red Powerball Power Number: 2
The Power Play Number: 3
Powerball winners for Jan. 16:
· While there was no grand prize winner, 16 players matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. Those tickets were sold in California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia. Two of those winners were sold in California and three others in Texas.
· Only the players in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania also played the Power Play option which increased their winnings to $2 million
· In Michigan, one ticket sold won $150,000 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.
· There were 4,041,267 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. In Michigan, 138,457 tickets sold won at least $4 in the drawing.
Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Tickets cost $2 each.
In other Michigan Lottery news:
· The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday, Jan. 19 with an estimated jackpot of $850 million and a cash option of $628.2 million.
· The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.1 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
· Sunday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $219,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.
For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.
The last player from Michigan to win a Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot was Cristy Davis of Waterford who won $70 million playing Powerball in February. With her winnings, Davis said she planned to buy a new house and car.
And while she was a lucky winner, it’s smart for players to check their tickets immediately as a winner worth $1 million sold in Hartland in 2019 went unclaimed. The ticket was purchased at the Speedway in Hartland, but the winner never came forward to claim the prize. The money instead went to the state’s School Aid Fund.
If you’d like to be the next player from Michigan to win a huge lottery prize, take a look at these tips from lottery expert Richard Lustig. The author of “Learn How To Increase Your Chances Of Winning The Lottery” has won more than $1 million in Florida by winning top jackpot prizes in smaller games.
Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission.Powerball results for 01/16/21; did anyone win the $640M jackpot? The Powerball Numbers (white) for Jan. 16: 14-20-39-65-67. The Red Powerball Power Number: 2. The Power Play Number: 3.
Powerball Results, Numbers for 1/13/21: Did Anyone Win the $550 Million?
The latest drawing of the Wednesday Powerball numbers took place last night—but did anyone take home the $550 million jackpot? The grand prize offering was the eighth-largest jackpot in the game’s history.
The winning numbers for January 13, 2021, were 4, 19, 23, 25 and 49, while the Powerball was 14 and the Power Play was 2x.
There were no grand prize winners but 10 players matched the five white balls, including one who purchased the Power Play option, according to the Powerball website.
There were 71 ticket holders who matched four white balls and the Powerball, earning them each $50,000. Twelve of these winners purchased the Power Play option, winning them each a prize of $100,000.
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A total of 2,137 players matched four white balls, each winning $100, and 438 of them purchased the Power Play option, which won them each $200.
There were 5,083 players who matched three white balls and the Powerball, with each also winning $100, while 1,056 of them opted for Power Play, which earned them each $200.
How to play Powerball
Powerball tickets, which cost $2 per play, are sold in 45 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Ticket holders each select five numbers from one to 69 for the five white balls and a number from one to 26 for the Powerball.
Players can multiply non-jackpot prizes by two, three, four, five or 10 times by purchasing the Power Play option for an additional $1 per play.
Drawings take place every Wednesday and Saturday from the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.
“There are nine ways to win a prize in Powerball. All prizes are set cash amounts, except the Grand Prize. In California, prize payout amounts are pari-mutuel and determined by sales and the number of winners,” the Powerball website explains.
The Powerball jackpot prize value continues to grow until it is won. “The Match 5 + Power Play prize value is always $2 million, while the 10X multiplier is only in play when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less,” according to the website.
Jackpot winners can receive their prize as either an annuity or a lump-sum payment. For those who choose the annuity option, the winner is guaranteed to receive 30 graduated payments over 29 years. The annual payments increase by five percent until the 30th and final payment, the website notes.
What are the odds of winning?
The overall odds of winning a prize are one in 24.9, while the odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292.2 million, according to the Powerball website.
The odds of winning a prize are the same in every Powerball drawing. “Even if there are more tickets sold in a particular drawing, your odds of winning a prize are the same,” the Powerball website states.The grand prize offering was the eighth-largest jackpot in the game’s history. ]]>