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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.

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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.

No big winner yet: Mega Millions closes in on $1 billion; Powerball now at $730 million

Did anyone win the Mega Millions jackpot last night? Not on Tuesday (1/19/2021). The jackpot for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing rolls to $970 million.

Sam Singh is selling a lot of lottery tickets at his store in Keizer.

“It’s always this way when the jackpots get this big,” he told the Oregon Lottery last week after a winning $50,000 ticket was sold at the market.

He added: “My advice to players is to buy more tickets. As much as you play, it increases your chances to win.”

Well, technically, yes. But the odds of scoring a big payout are still exceedingly low for any particular ticket buyer.

That said, someone’s eventually going to win big, right? And the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are mind-boggling.

No ticket had all six numbers in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing, so the jackpot in the game is now closing in on $1 billion. It’s expected to land at about $970 million for Friday’s drawing.

The Mega Millions winning numbers are 10, 19, 26, 28 and 50. The Mega Ball drawn was 16 with a Megaplier of 2X.

Powerball, meanwhile, comes in at $730 million for the drawing Wednesday.

The two big lottery games are played in 45 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

No one has won a top prize since last September. The odds that you can match all six numbers to score a massive payout is one in more than 200 million for each of the two games.

The largest Powerball payout came in 2016 at $1.586 billion. A Mega Millions jackpot in 2018 came close to that: $1.537 billion.

No big winner yet: Mega Millions closes in on $1 billion; Powerball now at $730 million Did anyone win the Mega Millions jackpot last night? Not on Tuesday (1/19/2021). The jackpot for Friday’s ]]>