The winning numbers in Saturday night’s illustration of the Powerball were 14, 26, 38, 45 and46 The Powerball was 13 and the Power Play was X2.
But no-one has actually declared the $470 million jackpot for the January 9 draw, according to the Powerball website. The reward cash will roll over to the next drawing on Thursday, January14 The approximated jackpot then will be $550 million (with a cash value of $4114 million)– the ninth highest jackpot in Powerball history.
The existing prize is also the highest given that the $7587 million prize offered in March 2019, according to the Powerball site.
Although no-one won the prize on Saturday night, there were some huge winners. A player from Florida and another from Pennsylvania matched all five white balls correctly to win a $1 million reward.
Fifty players matched 4 white balls and the Powerball correctly to win $50,000 rewards. Another 18 gamers doubled their cash prize to $100,000 with a Power Play purchase.
The Powerball jackpot has not been won since September 16 in 2015, according to the Powerball site. Ever since, there have actually been 33 illustrations in a row without a jackpot winner and the January 14 drawing will be the 34 th.
How do you play Powerball?
Powerball is an extremely popular multi-state lotto that is readily available to play in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Drawings generally occur twice a week on a Wednesday and Saturday night, at 10: 59 p.m. ET. Each draw is transmitted live from the lotto studio in Tallahassee, Florida.
Each ticket costs $2 per play, with players selecting five numbers from 1 to 69, in addition to one red Powerball number from 1 to26 In specific scenarios, players can also multiply non-jackpot prizes by utilizing the Power Play alternative for an additional $1.
What are the chances of winning a reward?
Powerball’s official website claims that players have a 1 in 24.9 possibility of winning any prize no matter the variety of participants. The possibilities of winning the grand prize jackpot are astronomically higher at 1 in 292,201,338, according to the main website.
Winners can pick to either choose their prize as an annuity, or for significantly less, a lump-sum payment. The annuity option sees the winner get 30 yearly payments over the area of 29 years, with each payment increasing by 5 percent till the 30 th and final payment.
Your opportunities of striking the grand reward jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338, despite the prize size, according to Powerball’s website. If you win a prize, call lotto officials at 1-800-222-0996