$632.6 million Powerball jackpot winning tickets sold in California and Wisconsin

Two Powerball tickets sold in California and Wisconsin won it all on Wednesday night.

The winners will split the $632.6 million jackpot – the seventh largest in Powerball history, according to the lottery website.

The winners will also have the option of the $450.2 million cash option.

The numbers drawn on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 were: 6 - 14 - 25 - 33 - 46 and Powerball 17. The Powerplay was 2x.

Strong sales kept pushing Wednesday's grand prize higher and higher from the initial estimate of $575 million after Monday's drawing.

Recent winner: $699.8 million Powerball winning ticket sold in California

In addition to the two jackpot winners, 14 other tickets won million-dollar prizes by matching all five white balls.

Two tickets sold in Florida and Georgia had the Powerplay to win $2 million each.

Meanwhile, the $1 million winning tickets were sold in: Arizona, California, Florida (3), Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York (2) and Texas.

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The jackpot will now reset to $20 million for Saturday's drawing.

The Powerball had not been won since a lottery player in California won the $699.8 million jackpot back in October. There have been 39 straight drawings without the jackpot being won.

Tickets to play the Powerball cost $2 and are available in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

There are now three chances to win the Powerball each week. The drawing is held at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.

Didn't win the Powerball? The Mega Millions jackpot is at $278 million with a cash option of $193 million for Friday night's drawing, according to the Mega Millions website.

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Top 10 Powerball Jackpots

  1. $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016: Three winners in California, Florida, Tennessee

  2. $768.4 million, March 27, 2019: Won in Wisconsin

  3. $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017: Won in Massachusetts

  4. $730 million, Jan. 20, 2021: Won in Maryland

  5. $699.8 million, Oct. 4, 2021: Won in California

  6. $687.8 million, Oct. 27, 2018: Two winners in Iowa, New York

  7. $632.6 million, Jan. 5, 2022: California and Wisconsin

  8. $590.5 million, May 18, 2013: Won in Florida

  9. $587.5 million, Nov. 28, 2012: Two winner in Arizona, Missouri

  10. $564.1 million, Feb. 11, 2015: Three winners in North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas

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