One lucky Powerball player in Maryland struck the $730 million jackpot on 01/20/21, crashing the party for other gamers on inauguration day and setting the video game back to its minimum.
Now, the national jackpot will reset to $20 million, which changes the fourth-largest jackpot in the game’s history. Here are the numbers from Wednesday night’s 01/20/21 illustration:
- First Five: 40-53-60-68-69
- Powerball: 22
- Power Play: 3x
There were 8 tickets offered that matched the first five numbers, and simply missed on the red Powerball, for the game’s second reward. Among those tickets, also offered in Maryland, is worth $2 million because they acquired the Power Play for an additional $1. The other seven tickets deserve $1 million apiece. They were sold in California, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey and Oregon.
Wednesday night’s 01/20/21 Powerball jackpot was approximated at $730 million, with a money alternative of $546 million. It was the fourth-highest jackpot in the game’s history.
Here are the 8 all-time top 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 sold in Wisconsin
3. $7587 million (08/23/2017)
Single ticket sold in Massachusetts
4. $730 million (01/20/2021)
Single ticket offered in Maryland
5. $6878 million (10/27/2018)
Two winning tickets were drawn, one offered in Iowa and one offered in New York
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