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Powerball Winning Numbers For 7/18/2020 Drawing: $97M Jackpot

Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $97 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, July 18, 2020.

By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Jul 18, 2020 6:59 p m ET | Updated Jul 18, 2020 11:02 p m ET

The Powerball lottery jackpot has reached $97 million for the player who has the winning ticket on Saturday, July 18. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $78.3 million.

The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.

In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.

The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, July 18, are: 13, 16, 32, 58, 59 and the Powerball of 09.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.

To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.

You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to lottery officials. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.

Powerball tickets cost $2 each. Find locations where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.

These are the five largest Powerball jackpots in the game’s history:

  • $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
  • $768.4 million, March 27, 2019
  • $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
  • $688 million, Oct. 27, 2018
  • $590.5 million, May 18, 2013

Winners can choose to either have the full jackpot amount paid out in 30 installments over 29 years, or winners can take one lump sum payment that is smaller than the actual total.

Powerball Winning Numbers For 7/18/2020 Drawing: $97M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $97 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, July 18, 2020.

Powerball results for 02/07/18; jackpot sitting at $164M

The Powerball Numbers (white) for Feb. 7: 23-34-35-40-47. The Red Powerball Power Number: 10. The Power Play Number: 2.(Courtesy of Michigan State Lottery)

LANSING, MI – There was no winner of the $164 million jackpot for the drawing held on Wednesday, Feb. 7.

That means the drawing on Saturday, Feb. 10 will be worth $184 million with a cash option of $111.2 million.

The Powerball Numbers (white) for Feb. 7: 23-34-35-40-47

The Red Powerball Power Number: 10

The Power Play Number: 2

Powerball winners for Feb. 7:

  • Along with no grand prize winner, no one matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million.
  • Overall, there were 651,139 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. In Michigan, there were 18,324 winners.
  • In Michigan, one ticket sold matched four white balls and the Powerball to win $50,000. That 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 Feb. 9 with an estimated jackpot of $136 million and cash option of $81 million.
  • The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.05 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
  • Thursday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $100,000. 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.

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Powerball results for 02/07/18; jackpot sitting at $164M The Powerball Numbers (white) for Feb. 7: 23-34-35-40-47. The Red Powerball Power Number: 10. The Power Play Number: 2.(Courtesy of ]]>