Powerball, Mega Millions to start 2018 with hefty jackpots

Powerball, Mega Millions to start 2018 with hefty jackpots

Powerball, Mega Millions to start 2018 with hefty jackpots

The Powerball number was 24.

The winning ticket was purchased at the Kum & Go located at 1200 N. Walnut Street in Colfax and came within just one number of winning part of the $390.1 million jackpot.

A ticket sold in the central Iowa community of Colfax won a $1 million Powerball prize in Saturday's drawing, lottery officials said Sunday. There were no jackpot winners Saturday night, pushing the next jackpot an estimated $440 million.

Drawings are on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m.

Saturday night's Powerball jackpot would have been worth $384 million to a single victor.


The winning numbers for the Saturday, December 30th Powerball drawing are 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and PB 24. The odds on that ticket were 11,688,053.52 to 1, according to the Powerball website. The first five numbers matched, but the ticket did not have the Powerball number. The prize has a cash value of $215 million.

Chances of winning the jackpot are 1-in-302.6 million.

The largest Powerball jackpot was $1.6 billion payout split among winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.

A $2 bet can make you a multimillionaire if you hold a winning Powerball or Mega Millions ticket this week.

Powerball is twice-weekly game is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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