Powerball results for 04/17/19; jackpot worth $119 million
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Apr. 17: 01-15-17-46-66. The Red Powerball Power Number: 15. The Power Play Number: 3.
LANSING, MI – The Powerball jackpot continues to grow as there was no winner of the $199 million jackpot for the drawing held on Wednesday, Apr. 17.
That means the drawing on Saturday, Apr. 20 will be worth $136 million with a cash option of $83.6 million.
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Apr. 17: 01-15-17-46-66
The Red Powerball Power Number: 15
The Power Play Number: 3
Powerball winners for Apr. 17:
· Along with no grand prize winner, no one matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million.
· In Michigan, three tickets sold won $300 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.
· There were 565,199 tickets sold in the drawing that won at least $4. In Michigan, there were 16,956 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing.
Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Tickets cost $2 each.
In other Michigan Lottery news:
· The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, Apr. 19 with an estimated jackpot of $175 million and a cash option of $106.1 million.
· The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday, Apr. 20 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $4.25 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
· Thursday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $110,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.
For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.
We’re still waiting for the lucky winner to come forward who won $1 million playing the Mega Millions on Apr. 5. The ticket was bought in Ionia County.
On Mar. 22, Randy Richardson of Millington won $1 million after he bought a ticket while driving to find the cheapest gas in his area.
Those two winners aren’t the biggest recent winners however. In March, a Wayne County woman claimed a $4 million winning instant lottery ticket. The 28-year-old said she’d actually dreamed of winning a $4 million lottery prize just a few months before her big win.
The last players from Michigan to win a Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot were Kevin and Stephanie Blake of Waterford who $21 million after splitting a $42 million jackpot on Oct. 13, 2017. Kevin picked the winning numbers by using a combination of family birthdays. After winning, the couple said they would not retire and would continue working.
And while they were lucky winners, it’s smart for players to check their tickets immediately as a winner worth $1 million sold in Ypsilanti last year went unclaimed this month as well. The ticket was purchased at the CVS in Ypsilanti, but the winner never came forward to claim the prize. The money instead went to the state’s School Aid Fund.
Speaking of coming forward, the winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from last year finally came forward this month as well. The winner’s identity was not revealed however as the player is from South Carolina, a state that allow winners to conceal their identity when claiming jackpot prizes.
If you’d like to be the next player from Michigan to win a huge lottery prize, take a look at these tips from lottery expert Richard Lustig. The author of “Learn How To Increase Your Chances Of Winning The Lottery” has won more than $1 million in Florida by winning top jackpot prizes in smaller games.
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Powerball results for 04/17/19; jackpot worth $119 million The Powerball Numbers (white) for Apr. 17: 01-15-17-46-66. The Red Powerball Power Number: 15. The Power Play Number: 3. LANSING, MI