The Powerball 01/16/21 jackpot was the fifth-largest in history, and 13 individuals came so close to winning it.

Now, the national prize has actually risen to $730 million– which is currently the fourth-largest prize in the video game’s history.

Here are the numbers from Saturday night’s 01/16/21 illustration:

  • First Five: 14-20-39-65-67
  • Powerball: 02
  • Power Play: 3x

Two second-prize tickets sold– one each in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania– are worth $2 million since they paid an extra $1 for the Power Play. Powerball and Mega Millions Tickets

Mega Millions and Powerball tickets sold in Texas throughout January2020 Neither of the tickets were winners, and the jackpot kept skyrocketing for each game in the new year.
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Saturday night’s 01/16/21 Powerball prize was approximated at $640 million, with a cash alternative of $4787 million. A winner might have claimed the fifth-largest jackpot in the game’s history, now it moves to the fourth-highest on Wednesday– inauguration day.

Here are the 8 all-time leading Powerball jackpot rewards

1. $1.586 billion (01/13/2016)

Winning tickets offered in California, Florida and Tennessee

2. $7684 million (03/27/2019)

Single ticket offered in Wisconsin

3. $7587 million (08/23/2017)

Single ticket offered in Massachusetts

4. $730 million– EXISTING REWARD

5. $6878 million (10/27/2018)

Two winning tickets were drawn, one sold in Iowa and one offered in New york city

6. $5905 million (05/18/2013)

Single ticket offered in Florida

7. $5875 million (11/28/2012)

Two winning tickets were drawn, one sold in Missouri and one offered in Arizona

8. $5641 million (02/11/2015)

Winning tickets sold in Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico

The odds of hitting the grand reward jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338, regardless of the prize size– according to Powerball’s site.

Powerball is a multi-state lotto played every Wednesday and Saturday, and among America’s 2 biggest lottery game prize video games. Powerball jackpots begin at $20 million, and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million with a Power Play. Tickets are $2. You can check the numbers for tonight, or any past winning numbers, on the main Powerball site.

There are 9 ways to win money during the Powerball. Simply getting the powerball without any other numbers pays $4, and even more if the power play is bought for an additional dollar. The same payment goes for one ball plus the powerball, and $7 is the payout for 2 right numbers with the powerball, or three right numbers and no powerball.

The other multi-state lottery is Mega Millions, which is used Tuesdays and Fridays. Like Powerball, the prize is reset at $20 million after a prize is won, and one line of numbers is $2, with a $1 choice to increase their jackpots with a Megaplier. Here is the Mega Millions site for additional information, or to examine any possible previous numbers.

The Mega Millions prize is now at $850 million, the second-highest in that video game’s history. That drawing will be hung on Tuesday 01/19/21


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