Powerball Winning Numbers For 01/16/2021 Drawing: $640M Jackpot
Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $640 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021.
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The Powerball lottery jackpot has ballooned to nearly two-thirds of a billion dollars — $640 million — for the player who has the winning ticket on Saturday, Jan. 16. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $478.7 million, lottery officials said.
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. 16, are: 14, 20, 39, 65, 67 and the Powerball of 02.
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 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.
Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission.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. ]]>