Congratulations to all the August 17, 2013 Powerball winners! Check your tickets now. You could be one of the lucky lottery winners. The Powerball winning numbers are 18, 21, 46, 54, 56, and the red Powerball number is 23, according to Florida Lottery officials on Saturday, August 17.
Saturday's drawing produced almost 600,000 Powerball winners, but unfortunately no one was lucky enough to match all six Powerball numbers to take home the $60 million jackpot check. The good news is the jackpot rolled over and is now worth an amazing $70 million for the next drawing.
Congrats to the Powerball Lottery Winners!
Surprisingly, there were no $2 million Power Play winners in the August 17 drawing either. Fortunately, there was one (1) Match 5 + 0 Powerball winner that managed to win $1 million from the West Virginia Lottery. The $1 million Powerball winner matched five out of six Powerball winning numbers, but not the red Powerball number for the second-tier prize. Had the West Virginia Powerball winner spent an extra dollar on the Power Play option, their prize would have instantly doubled from $1 million to $2 million. Better luck next time!
Additionally, there were nineteen (19) Match 4 + 1 winners for $10,000 each in the August 17 drawing. Only three (3) of those Powerball winners purchased the Power Play option which instantly increased their prize to $40,000. Each winner matched four out of five Powerball winning numbers, AND the red Powerball number for the third-tier prize.
The largest Powerball jackpot in lottery history was for $590.5 million. One Florida Powerball winner matched all six Powerball winning numbers, including the red Powerball number for the Saturday, May 18 drawing. Read the article Florida Powerball lottery winner Gloria MacKenzie claims massive $590M jackpot for more details.
When is the Next Powerball Drawing?
The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for August 21, 2013 at 10:59 p.m. EDT. Wednesday's estimated jackpot is an incredible $70 million annuity, or $39 million for a one-time cash lump-sum payment. Both options are before taxes. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 p.m. EDT in Florida. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.
Latest Mega Millions Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for August 16, 2013, were 7, 13, 26, 36, 46, the Mega Ball number was 37, and the Megaplier was X 4. There were no one jackpot winners for this drawing. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers $43M Aug. 16: California lottery winner cashes in for more information.
Disclaimer: Every effort is made to ensure the Powerball winning numbers are correct, however mistakes can happen. Please be sure to check the powerball.com website for total accuracy.
Sources: Powerball.coml Florida Lottery; California Lottery
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