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Powerball Winning Numbers For 8/08/2020 Drawing: $158M Jackpot

Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $158 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, August 8, 2020.

By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Aug 8, 2020 6:25 p m ET | Updated Aug 8, 2020 11:02 p m ET

The Powerball lottery jackpot has climbed to $158 million for the player who has the winning ticket on Saturday, Aug. 8. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $130.3 million.

The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.

In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.

The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Aug. 8, are: 02, 03, 14, 40, 51 and the Powerball of 24.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.

To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.

You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to lottery officials. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.

Powerball tickets cost $2 each. Find locations where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.

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Winning Powerball Numbers For Wednesday, August 9, 2017: $307 Million Jackpot

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, August 9, 2017, is estimated at $307 million. Do you have the winning ticket?

By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Aug 8, 2017 11:20 a m ET | Updated Aug 9, 2017 11:03 p m ET

Since a California player won the $447 million prize on June 10, the Powerball jackpot has re-set and been climbing; it stands at an estimated $307 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. The cash payout on Wednesday, August 9, will be an estimated $193.2 million.

Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time. The record in the game was a $1.6 billion drawing in January 2016, which was won by a group of Tennessee workers. And five months ago, on Feb. 22, a lucky player in Indiana won the $435 million Powerball jackpot, the 10th largest in the game’s history.

The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, August 9, are: 12-30-36-47-62, Powerball: 09.

Each ticket costs $2. Find out where you can buy your Powerball tickets here. The Powerball game is played by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338.

Tonight’s jackpot is small when compared with the January 2016 record Powerball jackpot, which was worth nearly $1.6 billion. But Americans will still drop by the nearest convenience store with dreams of cash and buy a ticket.

The billion-dollar-plus prize won in the Jan. 13, 2016, drawing was the largest lotto jackpot awarded in U.S. history and was split by three winners. In the summer of 2016, a New Hampshire player won a $478 million prize; the June 10 win of $447 million was the eighth largest jackpot in the game’s history.

If you still want to take a chance — someone has to win, right? — you have a better chance of hitting the jackpot if you let the computer pick your numbers. The Multi-State Lottery Association, which operates the Powerball game, says about 75 percent of winning tickets are selected when the numbers are chosen by a computer.

The lottery game is played in 44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball draws can be seen on hundreds of TV stations nationwide. It may also be available on cable or your mobile device. The draws are also posted on YouTube and on our site. Where to watch the Powerball drawing on TV.

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