Lottery players did not have luck on their side for some time now as the Powerball numbers were left without a winner on Saturday January 16th. On the flip side, this also means that the Powerball jackpot has surpassed the value of $700 Million. According to the officials of this Jackpot, the total estimated value currently stands at $730 Million as of the next drawing, that is on Wednesday.
But that is not all. Participants of the Mega Millions lottery will also be looking forward to some big drawings in the next game on Tuesday, January 19th.
Sources suggest that this is the longest stretch of time without a Powerball winner. Someone in New York won the last jackpot on September 16th, 2020. Since then, there have been 35 drawings of Powerball numbers but without a winner.
Wednesday’s Powerball Numbers Can Hit You Up With A $730M Jackpot
If Wednesday turns out to be a lucky day, someone might be able to bag $730 Million. Officials also suggest that the total value of the jackpot is currently the highest since March, 2019.
A news release mentions that if someone bags the jackpot on Wednesday, it will be the fourth-largest in the history of Powerball numbers and the six-largest in the history of US’s lottery gaming.
According to Saturday’s update, the Powerball numbers drawn were 14-20-39-65-67 and the Powerball was a number 2.
On January 13, 2016, a Californian won the biggest jackpot in Powerball history, that is $1.586 Billion. The second-highest jackpot was valued at $768.4 Million. The next biggest one was $758.7 Million won on 23rd August, 2017.
On the other hand, the Mega Millions Jackpot was also left without a winner on Friday. The last numbers were 3,11,12,38,43 and the Mega Ball was 15. The person to win the next Mega Millions Jackpot will bag a total of $850 Million, the third-largest jackpot in all.