Wednesday’s Powerball Jackpot Hits a Staggering $307 Million

Wednesday’s Powerball Jackpot Hits a Staggering $307 Million

The Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday August 9th drawing has risen to an estimated $307 million with a cash option of $193.2 million after 16 rollovers. The jackpot is currently the second largest lottery prize in the world and, if won, will be the third largest Powerball jackpot of this year to be claimed by a lucky ticket holder. 


Although, there were no jackpot winners in last Saturday’s Powerball drawing, there were three Match 5 tickets worth $1,000,000 each sold in Illinois, New York and Pennsylvania. There were also two Match 5 winners with Power Play from Texas and Kansas. The number of prize winners on the night totalled 1,224,228. 

Check your tickets online and view the prize breakdown for Saturday’s drawing at the Numbers page or use the handy Number Checker

This year, there have been four Powerball jackpot winners. The biggest of these was the $447.8 million won on June 10th by Jeff Lindsay, who bought his winning ticket in Menifee, South California. Find out how many winners have come from your state on the Powerball Winners page. 

Tickets for this Wednesday can be bought from any authorized retailers in participating states or players can pick their numbers online. If you’re struggling to pick your numbers ahead of the drawing, you can try generating your own random Powerball numbers using the Number Generator. Good luck! 



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