Numbers for the $560 million Powerball jackpot, the fifth-largest in the game’s history, were drawn Saturday night.
They are 12, 29, 30, 33, 61 and the Powerball 26.
The jackpot grew after no grand prize-winner was selected in Wednesday’s drawing. The estimated cash value, which winners nearly always opt for, is $358.5 million for a single ticket.
Powerball, offered in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands had those who didn’t win Friday’s Mega Millions still in the running to start 2018 with a big payday.
A single Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida matched all six numbers drawn Friday night, entitling the winner to the $450 million grand prize. It is the fourth-largest jackpot in the game’s history. The Mega Millions numbers Friday night were 28, 30, 39, 59, 70 and the Mega Ball was 10.
The jackpots for both Mega Millions and Powerball had been steadily rising during the week, to reach more than $1 billion combined. Long Islanders with dreams of becoming millionaires — at least — rushed to snap up tickets.
A million-dollar winning ticket for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing was purchased at a BP gas station in Brentwood. That ticket is one of five second-place winners.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions is one in about 302 million, and the odds for the Powerball is one in 292 million.