First $1 billion-plus Powerball jackpot in history

Powerball 16 19 32 34 57 power ball 13
MUSL graphic showing $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot Wednesday, January 13.

Buffalo, N.Y. (WIVB) — Powerball fever is sure to spread between Sunday and Wednesday.

Early Sunday morning, the Multi-State Lottery Association posted a graphic showing the jackpot for Wednesday, January 13, of $1,300,000,000. It’s the first jackpot of over $1 billion in U.S. history, even though the cash value is $806 million.

No tickets had all five white ball numbers and the red ball number in Saturday night’s $949 million Powerball drawing. The winning numbers were 16, 19, 32, 34, 57, with the Power Ball of 13.

According to the MUSL, three second prize, $1 million tickets were sold in New York. Over 1,390,000 winning tickets were sold in New York state alone, mostly $4 winners which matched the red ball and none or one of the white ball numbers.

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