13 things more likely to happen than winning the Powerball jackpot
Hoping to win the Powerball jackpot? Here are 13 things more likely to happen than becoming an instant millionaire.
Kaitlyn Kanzler, Wochit
Grab your tickets and pull up a chair.
Here are the numbers for the Saturday, Aug. 12, Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $194 million, with a cash option of $95.3 million.
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Powerball winning numbers 8/12/23
The winning numbers for Saturday night’s drawing were 19, 21, 37, 50, 65, and the Powerball is 26. The Power Play was 2X.
Did anyone win Powerball last night, Saturday, August 12th, 2023?
Nobody matched all six numbers to win the Powerball jackpot.
One ticket purchased in Texas matched all five numbers except for the Powerball and added the Power Play worth $2 million.
Double Play numbers are 10, 26, 27, 48, 52, and the Powerball is 12.
No one matched all six numbers, and no tickets matched all five numbers except for the Powerball worth $500,000.
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How many lotto numbers in Powerball do you need to win a prize?
You only need to match one number in Powerball to win a prize. However, that number must be the Powerball worth $4.
What do I do if I get 2 lottery numbers on Powerball?
Matching two numbers won’t win anything in Powerball unless one of the numbers is the Powerball. A ticket matching one of the five numbers and the Powerball is also worth $4.
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When is the next Powerball drawing?
The Powerball jackpot for Monday rose to an estimated $215 million with a cash option of $105.7 million, according to powerball.com.
Drawings are held three times per week at approximately 10:59 p.m. ET every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.
How to play Powerball
Here’s how to play Powerball:
Mega Millions results: Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, Aug. 11, 2023. Lottery drawing jackpot at $36M
Mega Millions lottery drawing
The Mega Millions jackpot started a new climb after no one matched all six numbers Friday night. The current Mega Millions jackpot is worth an estimated $36 million with a cash option of $17.5 million.
Powerball 2023 jackpot winners
Here is the list of 2023 Powerball jackpot wins, according to powerball.com:
Results for Top 10 Powerball lottery jackpots
Here are the all-time top 10 Powerball jackpots, according to powerball.com:
- $2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California.
- $1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.
- $1.08 billion — July 19, 2023; California.
- $768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.
- $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.
- $754.6 million — Feb. 6, 2023; Washington.
- $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland.
- $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California.
- $687.8 million — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa, New York.
- $632.6 million — Jan. 5, 2022; California, Wisconsin.
Powerball numbers: Results for Wednesday, August 9, 2023. Lottery drawing jackpot at $194M
Results for Top 10 U.S. lottery jackpots
Here are the nation’s all-time top 10 Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots, according to powerball.com:
- $2.04 billion, Powerball — Nov. 7, 2022; California.
- $1.586 billion, Powerball — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.
- $1.58 million, Mega Millions — Aug. 8, 2023; Florida.
- $1.537 billion, Mega Millions — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina.
- $1.35 billion, Mega Millions — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine.
- $1.337 billion, Mega Millions — July 29, 2022; Illinois.
- $1.08 billion, Powerball — July 19, 2023; California.
- $1.05 billion, Mega Millions — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan.
- $768.4 million, Powerball — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin.
- $758.7 million, Powerball — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts.
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