Powerball numbers for Dec. 26; jackpot now at $300 million
LANSING, MI -- No one matched all six numbers for the Powerball drawing on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 allowing the new estimated jackpot total to reach $300 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, Dec. 30.
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Dec. 26: 27-40-44-59-65
The Red Powerball Power Number: 20
The Power Play Number: 2x
Powerball winners for Dec. 26:
No one matched 5 numbers (without the red Powerball number) which would have paid$1 million..
In Michigan, over 31,900 ticket holders won at least $4 each including 3 players that matched 4 white balls and the red Powerball for a $50,000 prize.
The new jackpot of $300 million is the third largest Powerball jackpot of 2015. The cash option is $184.2 million
In September, Julie Leach, of Three Rivers, Michigan won the game's $310.5 million jackpot. Earlier in February, three players from North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas split a $564.1 million jackpot.
Powerball has been a lucrative game for Michigan players this year. Four players in the state have also won the game's $1 million prize. But the top jackpot hasn't been won since Nov. 4 when a winning ticket for a $144 million prize was sold in Tennessee .
Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.
In other Michigan Lottery news:
• The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday, Dec 29. That jackpot is estimated at $117 million. The last time the top prize was won was when a $200 million jackpot was won on Nov.13 with a ticket purchased in Ohio.
• The winning Lotto 47 numbers for Dec. 26: 01-18-26-33-37-43. The next drawing is Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $3.3 million. Deadline 7:08 p.m.
• Tonight's Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $110,000. 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.