Mega Millions, Powerball Jointly Offer $300 Million

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By admin December 1, 2017 17:37

Mega Millions, Powerball Jointly Offer $300 Million

Lottery lovers, here’s a good news for you all. Mega Millions and Powerball are coming together this weekend, with bigger jackpots. Friday’s (Dec. 1, 2017) Mega Millions will offer $145 million to a lucky ticket holder who matches all the numbers drawn on Friday, while Saturday’s (Dec. 2, 2017) Powerball puts forth the chance to win $177 million.

The winning numbers for Wednesday’s (Nov. 29, 2017) $161 million Powerball drawing were 24, 26, 28, 59, 63, and Red Powerball Power Number 16, and Power Play Number 03. One lucky ticket holder from Michigan scooped $1 million prize after he matched all five white numbers drawn.

He/she bought the lucky ticket at the Great Lakes of Fowlerville, 963 S. Grand Ave. in Fowlerville. However, no other ticket holder could manage to match all six winning numbers. And, there was the 10th jackpot rollover. The Powerball game is played in 44 States of America, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. Let’s take a look at the seven lucky Powerball jackpot winners of 2017.

 

1

Winner: Anonymous, Indiana

Winning Day: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

Collected Prize: $263,511,438.99 as lump-sum cash

 

2

Winner: Mai Xiong, Wisconsin

Winning Day: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Collected Prize: $93,114,002.73 as lump-sum cash

 

3

Winner: Anonymous, Arizona

Winning Day: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Collected Prize: $36,452,004.86 as lump-sum cash

 

4

Winner: Jeff Lindsay, California

Winning Day: Saturday, June 10, 2017

Collected Prize: $279,175,254.46 as lump-sum cash

 

5

Winner: Mavis Wanczyk, Massachusetts

Winning Day: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Collected Prize: $480,500,936.39 as lump-sum cash

 

6

Winner: Judy F., Colorado

Winning Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Collected Prize: $84,607,397.29 as lump-sum cash

 

7

Winner: Louisiana (Not Claimed)

Winning Day: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Prize Options: $191,100,000.00 annuity or $119,492,684.81 as lump-sum cash

 

The Powerball game is played in 44 States of America, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. The lottery lovers have a chance winning the big prize with the meagre investment of $2. One can either visit a lottery retailer or can buy a Powerball ticket over the internet at www.illinoislottery.com. A mobile app, designed and developed by Illinois Lottery, is another way for enthusiasts to get their hands on the ticket.

Match Prize Odds X2 X3 X4 X5 X6
5 + PB Jackpot 1 in 292 million
5 $1M 1 in 11 million $2M $2M $2M $2M $2M
4 + PB $50K 1 in 0.9 million $0.1M $0.15M $0.2M $0.2M $0.25M
4 $100 1 in 36,525 $200 $300 $400 $500 $1000
3 + PB $100 1 in 14, 494 $200 $300 $400 $500 $1000
3 $7 1 in 580 $14 $21 $28 $35 $70
2 + PB $7 1 in 701 $14 $21 $28 $35 $70
1 + PB $4 1 in 92 $8 $12 $16 $20 $40
PB $4 1 in 38 $8 $12 $16 $20 $40

 

No ticket holder could match all the winning numbers in Tuesday’s (Nov. 28, 2017) Mega Millions jackpot. The winning numbers for Saturday’s draw were 10, 17, 47, 51, 61, Gold Mega Ball 05, and Megaplier 02. No one could even match all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. 154,461 players won prizes $4 or more. Hence, there was another rollover. Here’s a look at nine winning payouts and the probability of the Mega Millions lottery.

 

Match Odds Probability Payout
5 White + Mega 1 in 302,575,350.00 0.000000003305 Jackpot
5 White 1 in 12,607,306.25 0.00000007932 1,000,000
4 White + Mega 1 in 931,001.08 0.000001074 10,000
4 White 1 in 38,791.71 0.00002578 500
3 White + Mega 1 in 14,546.89 0.00006874 200
3 White 1 in 606.12 0.001650 10
2 White + Mega 1 in 692.71 0.001444 10
1 White + Mega 1 in 89.38 0.01119 4
0 White + Mega 1 in 36.63 0.02730 2
Win something 1 in 23.99 0.04168 Variable

 

Mega Millions lottery has replaced the Big Game lottery soon after it first started in May 2002. Like Powerball, it has $2 per play cost. Owing to its exciting prizes, it has become popular within a short span. The lottery is currently played in 46 locations – 44 States of America, District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

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By admin December 1, 2017 17:37
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