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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.

    Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Posted Sat, Aug 8, 2020 at 6:25 p m ET | Updated Sat, Aug 8, 2020 at 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.

Powerball Winning Numbers For 8/08/2020 Drawing: $158M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $158 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, August 8, 2020.

Powerball results for 08/03/19; jackpot worth $100 million

The Powerball Numbers (white) for Aug. 3: 3-6-45-66-68. The Red Powerball Power Number: 13. The Power Play Number: 2.

LANSING, MI – The Powerball jackpot continues to grow as there was no winner of the $100 million jackpot for the drawing held on Saturday, Aug. 3.

That means the drawing on Wednesday, Aug. 7 will be worth $112 million with a cash option of $75.4 million.

The Powerball Numbers (white) for Aug. 3: 3-6-45-66-68

The Red Powerball Power Number: 13

The Power Play Number: 2

Powerball winners for Aug. 3:

· Along with no grand prize winner no one matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million.

· In Michigan, three tickets sold won $200 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.

· There were 630,220 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. In Michigan, 18,693 tickets sold won at least $4.

Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Tickets cost $2 each.

In other Michigan Lottery news:

· The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday, Aug. 6 with an estimated jackpot of $55 million and a cash option of $36.7 million.

· The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $14.65 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.

· Sunday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $105,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.

For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.

The drawing comes a week after an Ypsilanti man who was looking to turn around a bad day won a $2 million jackpot.

Two weeks ago a Macomb County man claimed a $1.3 million jackpot after he “had a feeling” about playing a ticket earlier in the month.

That was the first major win in the state since a Shelby Township woman won a $1 million Powerball prize last month. That marked the fourth time in June that a player in Michigan has won $1 million playing either the Mega Millions or Powerball.

The last players from Michigan to win a Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot were Kevin and Stephanie Blake of Waterford who $21 million after splitting a $42 million jackpot on Oct. 13, 2017. Kevin picked the winning numbers by using a combination of family birthdays. After winning, the couple said they would not retire and would continue working.

And while they were lucky winners, it’s smart for players to check their tickets immediately as a winner worth $1 million sold in Ypsilanti last year went unclaimed. The ticket was purchased at the CVS in Ypsilanti, but the winner never came forward to claim the prize. The money instead went to the state’s School Aid Fund.

If you’d like to be the next player from Michigan to win a huge lottery prize, take a look at these tips from lottery expert Richard Lustig. The author of “Learn How To Increase Your Chances Of Winning The Lottery” has won more than $1 million in Florida by winning top jackpot prizes in smaller games.

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Powerball results for 08/03/19; jackpot worth $100 million The Powerball Numbers (white) for Aug. 3: 3-6-45-66-68. The Red Powerball Power Number: 13. The Power Play Number: 2. LANSING, MI – ]]>