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Powerball results for 07/21/18; jackpot worth $131M

The Powerball Numbers (white) for July 21: 9-23-56-58-68. The Red Powerball Power Number: 1. The Power Play Number: 2. (Courtesy Michigan State Lottery)

LANSING, MI – The Powerball jackpot continues to grow as there was no winner of the $131 million jackpot for the drawing held on Saturday, July 21.

That means the drawing on Wednesday, July 25 will be worth $147 million with a cash option of $89.1 million.

The Powerball Numbers (white) for July 21: 9-23-56-58-68

The Red Powerball Power Number: 1

The Power Play Number: 2

Powerball winners for July 21:

  • While there was no grand prize winner, one player matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. That ticket was sold in Nebraska.
  • However, that player did not play the Power Play option which would have increased their winnings to $2 million.
  • In Michigan, one tickets sold won $200. That was the largest prize won in the state.
  • Overall, there were 652,703 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. In Michigan, there were 20,579 winners.

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, July 24, with an estimated jackpot of $493 million and cash option of $296 million.
  • The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, July 25, at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $3.05 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
  • Sunday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $100,000. 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.

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Powerball results for 07/21/18; jackpot worth $131M The Powerball Numbers (white) for July 21: 9-23-56-58-68. The Red Powerball Power Number: 1. The Power Play Number: 2. (Courtesy Michigan State

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Powerball Winning Numbers For Saturday July 21: $130M Jackpot

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday, July 21, is estimated at $130 million. Check to see if your ticket has the winning Powerball numbers.

By Elizabeth Janney , Patch Staff
Jul 21, 2018 9:02 p m ET | Updated Jul 21, 2018 11:03 p m ET

The Powerball jackpot has crossed back into triple-digit territory with a $130 million prize ripe for the picking in Saturday night’s drawing. The cash amount will pay an estimated $79.3 million to tonight’s winner who selects all the Powerball numbers.

What time are the winning Powerball numbers drawn? Numbers are selected every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results posted within five minutes.

The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, July 21, are as follows: 09, 23, 56, 58, 68 and the Powerball of 1.

The Powerball game is played by matching 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. Powerball tickets cost $2 each, and are sold at thousands of Lottery retailers. Find out where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.

In most states, ticket sales cut off at least an hour before the drawing, but a state may cut off sales earlier, such as Illinois, which ends 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 sales cut-off time.

You have a better chance of hitting the jackpot if you let the computer pick your numbers, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which operates the Powerball game and reports that about 75 percent of winning tickets have numbers chosen by a computer.

The largest Powerball jackpots ever are as follows:

  • $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
  • $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
  • $590.5 million, May 18, 2013
  • $587.5 million, Nov. 28, 2012
  • $564.1 million, Feb. 11, 2015
  • $559.7 million, Jan. 6, 2018
  • $487.0 million, July 30, 2016
  • $456 million, March 17, 2018
  • $448.4 million, Aug. 7, 2013
  • $447.8 million, June 10, 2017
  • $435.3 million, Feb. 22, 2017

The lottery game is played in 44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball drawings can be seen on 125 TV stations nationwide. They may also be available on cable or your mobile device. Drawing shows are also posted to Powerball.com under the video section and to YouTube.

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The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, July 18, were as follows: 01, 10, 27, 28, 36 and the Powerball of 12.

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Claiming, Safeguarding Winnings

So, what should you do if you are lucky enough to claim the Powerball jackpot? Many lottery winners hire an attorney, financial planner or both, since most people don’t exactly know what to do when they suddenly come into so much money. Some even bring their lawyer with them to claim their prize. The lottery does not offer any counseling services or financial advice for winners.

You have two choices when you claim your prize: the full value paid in 30 installments over 29 years, or a one-time lump sum that is smaller than the actual total. Then there are the taxes. The federal tax on lottery winnings is 25 percent. Then, any extra income taxes like state or city would apply.

Financial experts say that if you can get more than a 3 or 4 percent return on an investment, the lump sum is actually the best way to go in the long-term.

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Powerball Winning Numbers For Saturday July 21: $130M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – The Powerball jackpot for Saturday, July 21, is estimated at $130 million. Check to see if your ticket has the winning Powerball numbers.

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