ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Lottery has sold a second big-winning ticket this month. Someone has won $1 million playing Powerball® from the January 23, 2021 drawing.
Check your tickets. The winning numbers for the January 23, 2021 draw were 5, 8, 17, 27, 28 and Powerball number 14. The $1 million winning ticket matched all five White Ball numbers but missed the Powerball number.
All drawing game prizes must be claimed within 90 days from the date of the drawing or the first business day after the 90th day if the Lottery is not open for business.
Second $1 Million Winning New Mexico Lottery Powerball ticket this month
Last week, Mr. H. Ben of Shiprock claimed a $1 million prize from the January 16, 2021 Powerball draw. Both Powerball and Mega Millions® had grown to significant levels for the first time in more than a year.
The $730 million Powerball jackpot was won in Maryland on January 20, 2021 and the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot was won in Michigan on January 22, 2021. Notably, the Powerball jackpot was won again just three days later – January 23, 2021 in New Jersey with a jackpot of $23.2 million.
Legislative Lottery Scholarships
All profits from the sale of New Mexico Lottery games fund an in-state college tuition assistance program. Since 1996, the New Mexico Lottery has raised $876 million for education and more than 134,000 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships.
More information about Legislative Lottery Scholarships is available at www.nmlottery.com.