Winning $396.9 million Powerball ticket sold in Florida for January 29, 2020 drawing
TAMPA, Fla. — People living in southwest Florida will want to double check their Powerball tickets. Someone there is an instant multi-millionaire.
The winning ticket for the January 29 drawing was sold at a 7-Eleven store on Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs.
The winning numbers were 9, 12, 15, 31, 60 with 2 as the Powerball.
The winner can choose to have the $396.9 million jackpot paid over thirty years or take a one-time lump sum of $274.6 million. Per Florida law, the winner has six months to come forward to claim the prize.
There were a total of 108,156 winning tickets sold in Florida for Wednesday’s drawing. One tickets sold in the state matched all five white numbers and is worth $1 million. Four tickets matched four numbers and the Powerball and are each worth $50,000.
Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot was the largest since a Wisconsin man won $768.4 million in a March 27, 2019 drawing.
The last person to buy a jackpot-winning Powerball ticket in Florida was a Pennsylvania judge on vacation in the Florida Keys. James Stocklas won $291 million Powerball in the March 2, 2016 drawing.
Wednesday’s drawing was the 25th since since a ticket sold in California matched all six numbers in the $150 million Powerball jackpot drawing on November 2nd.
People living in Florida will want to double check their Powerball tickets.
Powerball Winning Numbers For 01/09/2021 Drawing: $470M Jackpot
Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $470 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.
Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Posted Sat, Jan 9, 2021 at 8:06 p m ET | Updated Sat, Jan 9, 2021 at 11:05 p m ET
The Powerball lottery jackpot has grown to a mammoth $470 million for the player who has the winning ticket on Saturday, Jan. 9. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $362.7 million, which would be a nice way to start 2021.
The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within 5 minutes.
Ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing in most states, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.
The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Jan. 9, are: 14, 26, 38, 45, 46 and the Powerball of 13.
The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
To win the Powerball jackpot, a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.
You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to lottery officials. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.
Powerball tickets cost $2 each. Find locations where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.
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Powerball Winning Numbers For 01/09/2021 Drawing: $470M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $470 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.