Powerball Winning Numbers For 1/1/2020 Drawing: $220M Jackpot
Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the lottery jackpot drawing on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Posted Wed, Jan 1, 2020 at 7:25 p m ET | Updated Wed, Jan 1, 2020 at 11:02 p m ET
The Powerball jackpot has reached $220 million for the player who’s purchased the winning ticket on Wednesday, Jan. 1. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $149.2 million.
The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.
In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, 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 Wednesday, Jan. 1, are: 49, 53, 57, 59, 62 and the Powerball of 26.
The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
A player in South Carolina claimed the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Oct. 23, 2018, game officials said.
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.
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Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday’s $470M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (1/9/2021)
The jackpot for the Powerball drawing on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2020 is worth an estimated $470 million. Powerball.com
The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s lottery drawing has climbed to an estimated $470 million with a cash option of $362.7 million.
Saturday’s winning numbers were: 14, 26, 38, 45 and 46. The Power Ball drawn was 13 with a power play of 2X.
No one across the country hit Wednesday’s $410 million jackpot, though a pair of second-prize, $1 million tickets were sold — one in Pennsylvania and one in Texas. Each matched five numbers, but not the Powerball.
In New Jersey, a $50,000 ticket was sold at Quick Shop Food on Mount Pleasant Avenue in West Orange, lottery officials said. The third-prize tickets matched four numbers plus the Powerball.
Wednesday’s winning numbers were: 1, 20, 22, 60 and 66. The Power Ball drawn was 3 with a power play of 3X.
The odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are 292,201,388 to 1. A player who buys a $2 ticket has about a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers and win at least $1 million, while the odds are 913,129 to 1 of winning the third prize of at least $50,000.
Powerball is played on Wednesday and Saturday in 45 states, Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The New Jersey Lottery office in Lawrence is open by appointment only. You can still claim your winnings — provided they’re less than $599.50 — in person at any retailer.
The lottery is also accepting mailed claims, though officials warn payments might be temporarily delayed. Winners are advised to make copies of the claim form and the winning ticket for their records.
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Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday’s $470M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (1/9/2021) The jackpot for the Powerball drawing on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2020 is worth an estimated