Powerball jackpot grows to $441 million; Mega MIllions reaches $221 million

The coming New Year has not slowed the roll for the Powerball® or Mega Millions® jackpots as they continue to gain momentum.

The jackpot for the tonight’s Powerball drawing is up to $441 million; while the jackpot for the Friday’s Mega Millions drawing is up to $221 million. The jackpot for the Thursday, Dec. 30, Mississippi Match 5 drawing is up to an estimated $55,000.

One lucky Mississippi Lottery player’s holiday wishes came true with a Powerball® win worth $150,000 from the Dec. 25, Powerball drawing.

The player claimed their prize earlier this week at lottery headquarters in Flowood. The winning ticket was purchased from in Ridgeland. The numbers randomly generated for the Christmas evening drawing were: 27-29-45-55-58-2.

The jackpots for the Dec. 16 and Dec. 25 Mississippi Match 5 drawings were both hit and are still waiting to be claimed.

The ticket for the Dec. 16 drawing is worth $185,000 and was purchased from Circle K #2723759 located at 3104 Hwy. 49 in Florence. The numbers randomly generated for the drawing were 4-12-22-23-24.

The ticket for the Dec. 25 drawing is worth $65,000 and was purchased from Shell located at 2500 25th Ave. in Gulfport. The numbers randomly generated for the drawing were 1-2-23-30-34.

It has been a busy week at the Mississippi Lottery Corporation with 13 lucky holiday winners steadily claiming their prizes at the lottery headquarters.

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