Is today your lucky day? The Powerball numbers have dropped for the Wednesday, August 16, 2023, lottery jackpot worth an estimated $240 million, with a cash option of $118 million.
The winning numbers for Wednesday night’s drawing are 9 – 11 – 17 – 19 – 55, and the Powerball is 1, and the Power Play 2X.
In this drawing, even though the jackpot has not been won, a Massachusetts player became a millionaire, with the second prize worth $1,000,000.
17 tickets matched four white balls plus the Power ball for the $50,000 third prize, 7 tickets for the $100,000 prize; and 5 tickets bought in California for the $8,119 prize.
In total, more than 546.41 thousand tickets won cash prizes totalling $4.46 million in Wednesday’s drawing.
These are the prize payouts for all states that play Powerball combined, along with the prize values for each prize tier, with and without the “Power Play” on Wed, Aug 16, 2023:
|Match||Powerball Winners||Powerball Prize||Power Play Winners||Power Play Prize|
|O O O O O | O||0||0 USD||X||X|
|O O O O O||1||1,000,000 USD||0||2,000,000 USD|
|O O O O | O||22||50,000 USD||7||100,000 USD|
|O O O O||521||100 USD||190||200 USD|
|O O O | O||934||100 USD||337||200 USD|
|O O O||26,913||7 USD||9,801||14 USD|
|O O | O||17,150||7 USD||5,654||14 USD|
|O | O||114,575||4 USD||36,539||8 USD|
|| O||254,557||4 USD||79,208||8 USD|
Powerball jackpot – one of the two most popular lotteries in the US PowerBall and Mega Millions – was opened in 1988 with the name Lotto America. This game was renamed Powerball on April 19, 1992. The first Powerball lottery drawing was held on April 22, 1992. After a long period of development, Powerball has expanded to 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in the US.
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The prize for the next Powerball lottery drawing on Saturday, August 19, 2023, is rolling up to $264 million. Who will be the next lucky one?
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