Powerball winning numbers drawing for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
The jackpot was reset to $20 million with a cash option of $11.8 million. The Powerball was won on Wednesday, Aug. 3 by a lottery player in Pennsylvania who took home $206.9 million and will be able to stay anonymous under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
The jackpot was reset to $20 million with a cash option of $11.8 million. The last Powerball jack pot was won on Wednesday, Aug. 3 by a lottery player in Pennsylvania who took home $206.9 million and can now remain anonymous under a new law.
The Powerball jackpot is $1 million. The jackpots are $150 million and $4 million for matching all six balls. Power Play is available for $2 per ticket. The drawing is held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:59 p.m.
You can play the game in 45 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Some states allow Powerball tickets to be purchased online.
The Powerball drawing is broadcast live on the lottery website at 10:59 p.m. ET on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. It may also be broadcast on a local television station in your market.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 292,201,338-to-1. The odds to match all five white balls are 11,688,053- to-one.
The major lottery in the United States offer two jackpot payout options: annuity and cash. The annuituity option is paid out over time. Cash option offers a lump sum payment.
$1.586 billion was the biggest Powerball jackpot. The last three jackpots were won by three different people.
Powerball winning numbers for Saturday, August 6, 2022 are $1.586 billion. Previous Powerball jackpot winners were: $758.7 million, $687.8 million and $590.5 million.
$1.586 billion was won in the Powerball and $656 million in Mega Millions lotteries in U.S. between January 13, 2016 and July 29, 2022.
$1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016: Three winners in California, Florida, Tennessee, $758.7 million, PowerBall, Aug. 23, 2017: Won in Massachusetts, and $687.8 million Power Ball, Oct. 27, 2018: Two winners in Iowa and New York. $656 million Mega Millions, March 30, 2012: 3 winners, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland.