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LOTTERY RESULTS LIVE – Powerball special numbers for January 22 to be revealed tonight

SATURDAY NIGHT lottery The jackpot can make someone very rich, as it is worth a whopping 500 million dollars.

The winning numbers for Saturday, January 1 will be revealed at 11 p.m. EST.

Meanwhile, the winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, December 31, are 02, 05, 30, 46 and 61.

Mega Ball is 08 and Megaplier 3X.

Mega Millions draws take place Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. ET.

Powerball lottery numbers are dialed three times a week: Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 11 p.m. ET.

Please read our lottery live blog for the latest winning numbers and updates

  • What is the win rate?

    If you are playing a game such as Powerball or Mega Millions, your odds of hitting all six numbers are one in 13,983,816.

    The the odds Being the President of the United States or a big Hollywood star is greater, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try.

  • Determining the grand prize, part two

    The cost to fund an annuity award is another important component of the estimate Powerball jackpot prize.

    The annuity coefficient is made up of interest on securities purchased to finance award payments.

    The higher the interest rate, the higher the advertised Grand Prize, according to Lottery.

  • How is the grand prize determined?

    The two most important factors in determining the advertised Powerball Grand Prize estimate are the game sales and the annuity factor.

    The Lottery says on its website that several variables affect game sales, including seasonality or the large Mega Millions jackpot.

    Game sales are usually higher for Saturday drawing than Wednesday drawing.

  • Jackpot Prize Option

    Jackpot winners can choose to receive their lottery prizes as an annuity or as a one-time payment.

    With the annuity option, winners are guaranteed to receive 30 graduation payments over 29 years.

    Annual payments increase 5 percent each year until the 30th and final payment, with all 30 payments adding up to the value of the annuity.

  • Mega Millions protocols take longer than drawing

    That’s because of the security measures in place.

    The behind-the-scenes process of the Mega Millions drawings is estimated to take three hours.

    However, the actual drawing, televised, took less than 60 seconds.

  • Avoid scams, part three

    Finally, be wary that someone might be using the lottery’s name without permission or without knowing about the lottery.

    • Never give out personal information or send money unless you verify the legitimacy of the company or an attorney.
    • If someone offers to transfer your “wins” directly to your bank account, do not give them your bank account information.
    • If you are told that you can “verify” the prize by calling a certain number, the number may be part of a scam. Instead of calling, look up the name of the lottery or organization yourself for its actual contact information.
    • If you think someone on the phone is trying to scam you, hang up immediately. If you participate, your name and contact information may be on a list shared with other scammers.
  • Avoid scams, part two

    The lottery goes on to say that if you have caller ID, check the area code when someone calls you to let you know you’ve won.

    If the call comes from abroad, it’s a red flag, among others:

    • Some scammers use technology to disguise their area codes, so even if it looks like they’re calling from your state, they could be anywhere.
    • Be suspicious if the e-mail has typos or poor grammar, or if the person talking on the phone uses poor English.
    • If you’ve been told you need to keep your “wins” a secret, be skeptical.
    • No real lottery requires winners to put up their own money to claim the prize they won. If you were asked to pay any fees to receive your winnings, you didn’t win.
  • Tips to avoid being scammed

    Lottery provides a wide range of pointers to help players avoid being scammed.

    • If someone says you’ve won a lottery that you’ve never played, be suspicious. You can’t legally win the lottery if you don’t buy a ticket.
    • If you are in a jurisdiction that is outside the market area of ​​the lottery or game in question as the source of the “prize”, it is a scam.
    • Real lotteries do not hold “international” sweepstakes, contests or prizes for people living outside of their market area. For example, Mega Millions is only played in the United States.
  • What is 2by2? continue

    “Each play costs $1,” the site adds.

    “Buy one ticket multiple consecutive draws and qualify for the Tuesday 2by2 feature, where all prizes won on Tuesday automatically double in value!”

  • What is 2by2?

    The Powerball website describes another way to win called 2by2.

    “Very easy to play. Choose two red numbers from 1 to 26 and two white numbers from 1 to 26 or let the lottery terminal randomly select your numbers”.

  • What is the win rate?

    If you are playing a game such as Powerball or Mega Millions, your odds of hitting all six numbers are one in 13,983,816.

    The the odds Being the President of the United States or a big Hollywood star is greater, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try.

  • Report lottery scam, continue

    The Federal Trade Commission has more information on lottery scams and other scams at http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0086-international-lottery-scams.

    To file a complaint or get free information, call toll free, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357).

    If you are the victim of a scam, you should contact your local police or sheriff’s office, or your state police.

  • Report Lottery Scams

    If you are told that you can “verify” the prize by calling a certain number, the number may be part of a lottery scam.

    Instead of calling it, you should look up the name of the organization or the lottery yourself for its actual contact information.

    If you think someone on the phone is trying to scam you, hang up immediately because if you involve them in a conversation, your name and contact information could be on a shared list. with other scammers.

  • Difference between lottery ticket and scratch-off, thirds

    Ticket price for Powerball and Mega Millions hold steady at $2.

    Scratch game prices vary by game. Some cost as low as $1 while others can go as high as $20.

    However, jackpots and potential winnings are different for both lottery tickets and scratch games.

  • The difference between lottery tickets and scratch tickets, part two

    With scratch tickets, you can choose which game you play, but other than that, there are no numbers for you to choose from.

    If you are playing a lottery game like Powerball or Mega Millions, you have the option to choose your numbers, although you can also play at random.

  • Difference between lottery ticket and scratch ticket

    Scratch tickets offer instant gratification, as you can tell within minutes of purchase whether you’ve won a prize.

    Lottery tickets have a fixed pattern, so you’ll have to wait and see if you win.

  • Minimum Powerball jackpot amount

    Powerball Jackpots start at $20 million.

    For each draw with no winners, the jackpot will increase based on the estimated ticket sales that will occur before the next drawing.

    After winning the jackpot, the winnings reset to $20 million.

  • Mega Millions jackpot history

    Mega Millions has awarded 23 jackpots worth more than $300 million, according to the gaming website.

    That includes the record $1.537 billion Mega Millions won in South Carolina on October 23, 2018.

  • When is the next dialing?

    Mega Millions drawings take place on Tuesday and Friday nights.

    Powerball numbers are drawn every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

    Both drawings are held at 11 p.m. EST.

  • How do you receive an award?

    The prize must be claimed in the jurisdiction in which you purchased the winning ticket.

    Players can generally claim prizes of up to $600 at any licensed lottery retailer in the jurisdiction where they purchased the ticket, Powerball website said.

    Prizes over $600 can be claimed at some lottery offices depending on the amount, and also at lottery headquarters. Contact your lottery for questions.

  • Special prize won in 2021

    The Powerball jackpot has been hit six times so far in 2021:

    • January 20 – $731.1 million – Maryland
    • January 23 – $23.2 million – New Jersey
    • January 30 – $33.2 million – New Jersey
    • March 27 – $235.4 million – Florida
    • June 5 – $285.6 million – Florida
    • October 4 – $699.8 million – California
  • Award record

    On March 30, 2012, Mega Millions made history with the world’s largest prize pool of any jackpot game to that point: $656 million.

    The prize is split in three ways by winning tickets in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

    The record was finally surpassed by the Powerball jackpot in January 2016.

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