Powerball Winning Numbers Jan. 13; Ninth Largest Jackpot at $550 Million
Buckle up and get ready because the Powerball jackpot is rolling over to what could be the ninth largest prize in history.
For Wednesday, Jan. 13, the jackpot rises to an estimated $550 million with a cash value payout of $411.4 million.
Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Jan. 13
Powerball holds drawings on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. After tonight’s drawing, the winning numbers will be posted below.
Winning numbers: 4 – 19 – 23 – 25 – 49 Powerball: 14
Fifth anniversary of $1.5 billion jackpot
Jan. 13 is not just any date in the realm of Powerball. Not only would this be one of the largest jackpots, but it is also the fifth anniversary of the world record Powerball $1.5 billion jackpot.
On Jan. 13, 2016 three winners shared the jackpot from California, Florida and Tennessee.
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in PA
The last drawing on Saturday night yielded a couple of big winners despite no jackpot winner. A $1 million ticket was sold in Florida matching all five white balls. The other big $1 million ticket was sold right here in Pennsylvania.
Sheetz located on 240 E. Chestnut St. in Mifflinburg earns a $5,000 bonus just for selling the winner. In PA, more than 146,500 Powerball tickets were winners of various amounts.
Buy draw tickets online
The Keystone State offers you the option of buying your draw tickets online through the state-run PA online lottery. Winners are also automatically notified and you can skip the hassle of waiting in line at a physical lottery retailer.
Besides PA, there are other states where you can buy online lottery tickets as well:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
Win or lose, as excitement in the big jackpots build, we want to remind you to please play responsibly.The Powerball jackpot is up to $550 million for the drawing on January 13, which is the fifth anniversary of the world record $1.5 billion jackpot.
Powerball Results, Numbers for 1/13/21: Did Anyone Win the $550 Million?
The latest drawing of the Wednesday Powerball numbers took place last night—but did anyone take home the $550 million jackpot? The grand prize offering was the eighth-largest jackpot in the game’s history.
The winning numbers for January 13, 2021, were 4, 19, 23, 25 and 49, while the Powerball was 14 and the Power Play was 2x.
There were no grand prize winners but 10 players matched the five white balls, including one who purchased the Power Play option, according to the Powerball website.
There were 71 ticket holders who matched four white balls and the Powerball, earning them each $50,000. Twelve of these winners purchased the Power Play option, winning them each a prize of $100,000.
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A total of 2,137 players matched four white balls, each winning $100, and 438 of them purchased the Power Play option, which won them each $200.
There were 5,083 players who matched three white balls and the Powerball, with each also winning $100, while 1,056 of them opted for Power Play, which earned them each $200.
How to play Powerball
Powerball tickets, which cost $2 per play, are sold in 45 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Ticket holders each select five numbers from one to 69 for the five white balls and a number from one to 26 for the Powerball.
Players can multiply non-jackpot prizes by two, three, four, five or 10 times by purchasing the Power Play option for an additional $1 per play.
Drawings take place every Wednesday and Saturday from the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.
“There are nine ways to win a prize in Powerball. All prizes are set cash amounts, except the Grand Prize. In California, prize payout amounts are pari-mutuel and determined by sales and the number of winners,” the Powerball website explains.
The Powerball jackpot prize value continues to grow until it is won. “The Match 5 + Power Play prize value is always $2 million, while the 10X multiplier is only in play when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less,” according to the website.
Jackpot winners can receive their prize as either an annuity or a lump-sum payment. For those who choose the annuity option, the winner is guaranteed to receive 30 graduated payments over 29 years. The annual payments increase by five percent until the 30th and final payment, the website notes.
What are the odds of winning?
The overall odds of winning a prize are one in 24.9, while the odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292.2 million, according to the Powerball website.
The odds of winning a prize are the same in every Powerball drawing. “Even if there are more tickets sold in a particular drawing, your odds of winning a prize are the same,” the Powerball website states.The grand prize offering was the eighth-largest jackpot in the game’s history. ]]>