If “becoming rich” was ever one of your New Year’s resolutions, you’ve probably came to realize by know it’s not so easy to achieve this goal. Powerball could lend you a helping hand and transform 2018 into the best year you’ve ever experienced – try your luck in Saturday night’s draw and you could spark up your life with a $550.000.000 windfall!
The latest Powerball draw took place on January 3rd, when the winning line consisting of the numbers 2, 18, 37, 39 and 42 with the Power Ball 12 failed to produce a jackpot winner. The first Powerball draw of the year attracted an enormous number of players and over 3.060.000 of them ended up winning non-jackpot prizes, amounting to almost $29.970.000 in total. The luckiest of the bunch was a participant from Florida, who collected $2.000.000 thanks to adding Power Play option to his winning Match 5 ticket. Several players who didn’t use the Power Play collected the usual $1.000.000 prize for correctly guessing the five main numbers – they come from California, Florida, North Carolina, New York and Oregon.
Powerball offering a ground-breaking windfall at the very beginning of the year became a very common occurrence – since 2014, first jackpot millionaire always collected a prize that was higher than $400.000.000. January 13th 2016 went down in history as the day when Powerball offered a record-breaking cash reward worth $1.586.400.000. It was the only time when a lottery jackpot surpassed a billion-dollar sum, which was shared by three couples from California, Tennessee and Florida. We’re yet to see if something similar happens now, but we wouldn’t be surprised since sales could skyrocket thanks to the increasing interest in the game.
Everyone is focusing their attention on Powerball, but Mega Millions is currently offering an equally exciting jackpot and the fourth-largest ones in its history. Give this game a chance and you could walk away with $445.000.000 in your pockets!