Powerball Winning Numbers For $949 Million Jackpot, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
A record $949.8 million was on the line for Saturday, Jan. 9. What are the winning numbers, and who may have them?
By Renee Schiavone , Patch Staff
Jan 9, 2016 4:27 p m PT | Updated Jan 10, 2016 9:14 a m PT
So you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people who decided to test their luck in Saturday’s massive multi-state Powerball drawing? Here in California, sales for tickets for the $900 million jackpot stopped at 7 p.m. local time.
The drawing was held at 7:59 p.m. local time– that’s 10:59 p.m. in the east coast.
WHAT ARE THE WINNING NUMBERS?
The winning numbers are:
Powerball number is:
HOW TO WIN POWERBALL:
The odds of winning the big prize are 1 in 292,201,338, according to MarketWatch. The service points out that the chances of being struck by lightning in any given year are 1 in 700,000.
According to the official Powerball website, the jackpot is won by matching all five white balls, in any order, and the red Powerball. But if you miss that coveted Powerball, you can still win a cool million dollars.
Any time you match the red Powerball, you win a prize. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately 1 in 25. Players win a prize by matching one of the 9 Ways to Win.
Click here to search for California Lottery retailers. Click on ‘lucky retailers’ if you want to buy your ticket from a spot that paid out large amounts of prizes to players in the last calendar year.
Powerball Winning Numbers For $949 Million Jackpot, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 – Temecula, CA – A record $949.8 million was on the line for Saturday, Jan. 9. What are the winning numbers, and who may have them?