Feeling lucky? Some’s life could change forever on Jan. 6 when they become an overnight multimillionaire thanks to Powerball, with the drawing’s pot that stands at $500 million. That’s half billion dollars people! Click here to see the winning numbers!
Finally, one of the biggest Powerball jackpots in ages is up for grabs and this one is going to be BEYOND a game changer for the lucky winner or winners! A whopping $500 million pot is up for the taking, and if a single ticket wins, that person will take home a cash value of $306 million before taxes are deducted. So what are the winning numbers? We’ve got them for you and GOOD LUCK Hollywoodlifers!
Aaaaaand the winning ticket numbers are: 47-02-63-62-11 and the Powerball is 17!
Did you even come close? Because even if you don’t get all the numbers right there are still smaller jackpots involved for those that don’t get the sixth powerball number. For instance, in the Jan. 2 drawing that had a $355 million pot, no one has the official winning ticket but 60,000 prizes ranging from $4 to $10,000 were still doled out.
In case you were wondering why there were massive lines at your local 7-11 or favorite convenience store Jan. 6, it’s because everybody and their brother wanted a shot at becoming a multimillionaire and living large for the rest of their lives. For only $2, anyone could become an overnight one percenter without having to do a lick of work, who wouldn’t want that opportunity? But you’re far more likely to get struck by lightning multiple times and survive, as he odds of winning the jackpot were 1 : 292,201,338.
The jackpot is the largest since a Powerball prize that climbed to $564.1 million in Feb. 2015 before it was won by players from North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico. Powerball is played 44 states as well as the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
HollywoodLifers, did you buy a Powerball ticket? Were your numbers even close?