Friday, 8 July 2016

Powerball numbers for 07/06/2016; $257M jackpot on the line

LANSING, MI – The Powerball is inching toward $300 million as once again there were no grand prize winners for the $257 million drawing held on July 6, 2016.

Because there were no jackpot winners, that means the drawing on Saturday, July 9 will be worth $288 million and a cash option of $201.4 million.

The Powerball Numbers (white) for July 6: 2-24-31-57-66

The Red Powerball Power Number: 18

The Power Play Number: 3

Powerball winners for July 6:

Two players matched all five white numbers to win $1 million with those tickets being purchased in California and West Virginia.

Neither player played the Power Play option, which would have increased their winnings to $2 million.

Overall, there were just over one million winners in the drawing, who won at least $4 each. In Michigan, there were 30,766 winners.

One player in Michigan matched four white balls and the Powerball to win $50,000, which was the largest prize won in the state.

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, July 8 with an estimated jackpot of $508 million and cash option of $357 million.

The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday, July 9 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.2 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.

Thursday's Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $339,000. 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.

Matt Durr is a reporter for The Ann Arbor News. Email him or follow him on Twitter.

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