SHREVEPORT, LA – Did anyone hit all 6 numbers to win the monster Powerball jackpot? Yes. There is a winner. One lucky Powerball ticketholder in Michigan hits the humongous jackpot which is worth $842 million dollars — the tenth-largest prize in lottery history.

The winning numbers were 12, 21, 42, 44, 49 with a red Powerball of 1.

This lucky ticket was bought at a Food Castle grocery store in Grand Blanc, Mich. This store is about an hour north of Detroit.

The lump-sum payout is worth more than $425 million.

Were There Other Lucky Tickets?

There were also winners in Texas and Florida getting $2 million. One million dollar winning tickets were also purchased in California, Florida, Connecticut and Maryland.

This big jackpot has been growing since October 11.

Here’s a list of the top 20 prizes from Powerball and Mega Millions:

  1. $2.04 billion, Powerball was won by one ticket in California on November 8, 2022.
  2. $1.76 Billion  Powerball was one by a ticket in California on October 11, 2023
  3. $1.586 billion Powerball January 13, 2016. There were 3 winning tickets for this prize. These tickets were purchased in Tennessee, Florida, and California. Each had the option to take a lump sum of $327.8 million.
  4. $1.58 Billion Mega Millions won by one winning ticket in Florida. It was sold at a Publix Super Market in Neptune Beach.
  5. $1.537 billion Mega Millions October 2018. There was one winning ticket purchased in South Carolina. The ticket was sold at a KC Mart convenience store in the town of Simpsonville. This is the largest single-ticket jackpot in U.S. history.
  6. $1.337 billion Mega Millions was won by one ticket in Illinois on July 29, 2022.
  7. $1.35 billion Mega Millions was won by someone in the state of Maine. Cash option was $723.5 million.
  8. $1.08 Billion Powerball was won by one ticket in California on July 19, 2023.
  9. $1.05 billion Mega Millions was won by the Wolverine FLL Club of Oakland County, Michigan in January of 2021.
  10. $842 million Powerball won by a single ticket in Michigan on January 1, 2024.
  11. $768.4 million, Powerball won by a single ticket in Wisconsin. Cash: $477 million.
  12. $758 million, Powerball won August 24, 2018, by Mavis Wanczyk of Massachusetts. She chose the lump sum payment of $480 million.
  13. $754.6 million, Powerball was won on February 6, 2023 by one ticket in Washington.
  14. $731.1 million, Powerball was won on January 20, 2021 by a ticket in Maryland.
  15. $707million, Powerball is up for grabs on Saturday December 30, 2023.
  16. $699 million, Powerball won on October 4, 2021 in California. The ticket was sold at an Albertson’s grocery store.
  17. $687.8 million, Powerball won Oct. 27, 2018. There were two winning tickets. One in Iowa and another in New York.
  18. $656 million, Mega Millions, won March 30, 2012, by three tickets, sold in Maryland, Illinois and Kansas. Cash: $471 million
  19. $648 million, Mega Millions, won Dec. 17, 2013, in Georgia and California. Cash: $347.6 million.
  20. $630 Million Powerball Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Two winning tickets, one in California and one in Wisconsin will split the jackpot.

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