Playing the Powerball lottery, especially when it soars to $1.5 billion, no doubt gets extremely exciting. Although you have bought a lotto ticket into the draw, simply waiting to receive your results mailer or double checking the lottery results and winnings page, well, is not exactly the same as watching the draw live, now is it? Below, we will tell you, how to watch the Powerball draw live…
Even though the massive $1.5 billion Powerball drawing is over, you can still be a millionaire. With last night’s Powerball draw rolling over, the jackpot for this Saturday, 23 January, is a very cool $60 million!
Powerball draws take place every Saturday and Wednesday and the live draw can be seen at 10:59 pm Eastern/9:59 pm Central.
To see the Powerball draw and for that matter, the Mega Millions live draw live, this is what you’ll need to do:
Click here to watch the live stream
Online lottery players do however need to consider, that if the Powerball jackpot climbs back up to the Billion Dollar jackpot mark, that there will be an extremely high volume of Powerball enthusiasts that will also be trying to watch at the same time. Therefore, it will be a good idea to open the page at least a few hours prior to the draw is scheduled and leave it open.
This does not mean that you cannot browse other websites though, as you can do so by simply opening another browser window.
Please keep in mind that the actual drawing may have a delay of approximately 10 to 20 seconds due to processing the livestream.
If during such an extraordinary high jackpot, you cannot access the live draw, you could also see a recording of the draw on YouTube here.
Online lottery players at PlayHugeLottos.com, who have purchased a lottery ticket, will automatically receive their own personal results mailer, showing them the lottery winning numbers plus any matches they may have had.
This is great, as when the jackpot gets this high, you may find that you have bought a lot more tickets into the draw, and double checking all these entries can get not only rather confusing but extremely laborious.
Powerball and Mega Millions live draw
Below you can see the live draw for the $1.5 billion Powerball draw that took place on the 13th January, 2016.
Powerball results and winning numbers for 20 January 2016
The American Powerball lottery proved one lucky lotto number too much, and with no one winning the jackpot, the prize increased to a very tempting $60 million for this Saturday the 23rd January, 2016.
One lucky player in the second tier kicked off the winnings, walking away with $1 million by matching five of the main Powerball winning numbers.
Matching as many as four numbers as well as the Power Ball saw 11 players placing in the third tier, where they were rewarded with $50,000 each.
The winning Powerball lottery results for Wednesday 20 January were: 05 – 39 – 44 – 47 - 69 and the bonus ball 24.
Below you can see a full breakdown of the latest Powerball prize tiers:
Mega Millions results and winning numbers for 19 January 2016
This Friday's Mega Millions is standing at a tempting $39 million, after no one matched the winning Mega Millions numbers on the 19 January, 2016, increasing the next jackpot to $39 million.
The Mega Millions winning numbers for Tuesday the 19 January 2016 were: 02 - 17 - 31 - 39 - 47 and the Mega ball 9.
Although there was no jackpot winner, two Mega Millions ticket holders matched 5 numbers and won $1million.
29 players in the third prize tier made did however find luck when their 4 main Mega Millions numbers plus the Mega number matched those drawn and was able to snatch up a cool $5000.00 each.
There were 365 fourth tier winners who each won $5,000 for matching four numbers. With lottery results like this, it’s easy to see why you should waste no time in placing your entries!
Below you can see a full breakdown of the latest Mega Millions prize tiers:
Below you can see all the huge jackpots you can currently play for online: