Powerball News – The Powerball jackpot drought stretched past nights as no tickets sold that matched all the winning numbers. That means the top prize for Saturday’s drawing grows to \$47 million.

The winning numbers are 10 · 12 · 15 · 19 · 56

The number on the Powerball red ball is 19

Power Play 2XThree lucky players becomes milionaires in this drawing. Two players who bought tickets in Florida and North Carolina received \$2 million for each with Power Play. And another who own the ticket bought in Texas won \$1 million.

Four tickets matched four white balls plus the Power ball for the \$50,000 third prize; two tickets won double is \$100,000 with Power Play 2X; two of \$20,423 belonged to California players.

Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win at least \$1 million.

To play Powerball, you pick six numbers: five numbers between one and 69 for the white balls; and one number between one and 26 for the red Powerball. Selecting all of them correctly gets you the jackpot. You can also pay for the Power Play option, which multiples any winnings earned by two, three, four, five or 10 times the amount, depending on which number is drawn.

How can you increase your odds? You can buy more than one ticket, though you’d have to have purchase 292,201,338 to account for all of the numerical possibilities, which would cost more than winning the jackpot. You have much better odds of winning a small prize:

Jackpot: Five matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 292,201,338
\$1 million prize: Five matching numbers: 1 in 11,688,053.52
\$50,000 prize: Four matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 913,129.18
\$100 prize: Four matching numbers: 1 in 36,525.17
\$100 prize: Three matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 14,494.11
\$7 prize: Three matching numbers: 1 in 579.76
\$7 prize: Two matching numbers with the Powerball: 1 in 701.33
\$4 prize: One matching number with the Powerball: 1 in 91.98
\$4 prize: Powerball only: 1 in 38.32

Players around the world can play US Powerball online outside the US via lottery messenger service sites with tickets cost \$5 each. To avoid online scams be sure that the site you are using is legitimate. For a comparison of three online retailers already reviewed by InternationalLottery.org read here.

Saturday, August 29, 2020 ’s jackpot will be \$47 million.

Please read more at HOW TO PLAY US POWERBALL FROM OUTSIDE THE US to be introduced step by step and avoid risks when you buy lotto tickets online.