For only the fourth time ever, the Powerball estimated jackpot hits the over-$700 million mark. In fact, for Wednesday, Jan. 20, the Powerball estimated jackpot sits at $730 million, with a $546 million cash value payout.
Even more, tonight’s drawing marks the 36th draw without a jackpot winner, which continues the longest such streak in Powerball history.
Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Jan. 20
Each week, look for Powerball drawings on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Winning numbers are posted below after tonight’s drawing.
Winning numbers: 40 – 53 – 60 – 68 – 69 Powerball: 22
14 new millionaire winners from Jan. 16 drawing
No jackpot winner does not mean there is a lack of winners. For the previous drawing, on Saturday, Jan. 16, 14 winning tickets emerged that matched all five white balls. As a recap, the winning numbers were 14 – 20 – 39 – 65 – 67 and a red Powerball of 2. The Power Play was 3X.
$1 million winning tickets were sold in:
- New Mexico
- New York
- West Virginia
PA Lottery sells $2 million Powerball ticket
Additionally, nationwide, there were two Powerball tickets that matched all five white balls and added on the $1 Power Play option. These two second-place tickets are worth a doubled $2 million.
The PA Lottery reminds you to check your tickets, especially if you purchased them at Uni-Mart at 3577 Route 611 in Bartonsville. The other winning ticket sold was in New Hampshire.
Powerball online tickets
Remember that here in Pennsylvania, you can take advantage of the PA online lottery. Easily purchase Powerball tickets online from your mobile device, from the comfort of your own home or on the go.
Also, there are other states that allow the sale of online lottery tickets:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
If you are lucky enough to hit the big one, PlayUSA has some tips on how to proceed.
No matter how big jackpots become, make sure to play responsibly.