Published: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 @ 10:31 AM
Updated: Sunday, January 07, 2018 @ 1:11 AM
By: Richard Wilson, Breaking News Staff
— UPDATE @ 1:12 a.m.
One Powerball ticket was sold matching all six numbers for the $570 million grand prize in New Hampshire, according to Associated Press.
UPDATE @ 12:27 a.m. (Jan. 7):
The winning numbers for Saturday’s $570 million Powerball jackpot are 12, 29, 30, 33, 61 and Powerball 26.
It’s not immediately known whether there is a winner for the drawing yet.
UPDATE @ 11:12 p.m. (Jan. 5):
The Mega Millions numbers are 28, 30, 39, 59, 70 and 10.
UPDATE @ 9:52 a.m. (Jan. 5)
The Mega Millions drawing is tonight, Jan. 5 at 10:59 p.m. The jackpot has grown to $445 million.
The Powerball drawing is Saturday and that jackpot is sitting at $550 million.
UPDATE @2:45 a.m. (Jan. 3)
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $550 million, or $347 million cash, after no tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing.
UPDATE @ 11:10 p.m. (Jan. 3)
The winning numbers drawn for the Wednesday night Powerball game were: 2, 18, 37, 39, 42 and 12.
Results are pending on whether anyone won the jackpot, which earlier was up to $440 million. Results are pending on the current estimated jackpot, according to the Powerball website.
While there was no grand prize jackpot winner for the Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, two tickets matched the five white balls, including one sold in Ohio for a $1 million second prize. The second was sold in Florida, and was worth $4 million because the ticket buyer paid an extra $1 for the optional Megaplier, which was 4x for Tuesday’s drawing. The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $418 million ahead of its Friday drawing.
Lottery fever is on the rise as the jackpots continue to grow for Powerball and Mega Millions.
No one had the winning ticket last night for Mega Millions and that jackpot has grown to $418 million with a cash option value of $261 million.
The winning numbers were 1, 42, 47, 64, 70 and 22.
The Powerball jackpot is up to $440 million, with a cash option value of $278.3 million, after no winning ticket was sold for the Dec. 30 drawing.
The last winning numbers for Powerball were 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and 24.
The next drawing for Powerball is tonight. It costs $2 to play, and you can pay $1 more for the Power Play to increase prize amounts.
The odds of winning the Powerball grand prize is one in more than 292 million, according to the Powerball website.
The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday. Mega Millions tickets cost $2. The odds of matching the five numbers plus the Mega Ball is one in more than 302 million, according to the Mega Millions website.