Powerball – Powerball Winning Numbers August 9 2022 [Result]

Following Wednesday's $206.9 million jackpot victory, the Powerball jackpot for Saturday's lottery drawing has dropped to $20 million, with a cash option of $11.8 million. The drawing will be broadcast live on WABC-7 in New York City and Fox 29 in Philadelphia at 10:59 p.m.

The jackpot-winning ticket, according to Pennsylvania lottery authorities, was purchased at a Sheetz convenience shop in New Stanton, roughly 35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.

Powerball Numbers August 9 2022

The top ten prizes since the Powerball lottery debuted in 1992 are listed below:

For the drawing on Saturday, a pair of third-prize tickets matching four numbers and the Powerball were sold in New Jersey. The ShopRite on Roosevelt Avenue in Carteret and Welsh Farms on Route 88 in Brick are where the $50,000 tickets were obtained.

Winning Powerball Numbers August 9

The winning numbers on Saturday were 08, 15, 46, 56, 68, and 03. The Powerball number chosen had a Power Play of 2X.

One in 292,201,388 people have a chance of winning the Powerball jackpot. With a $2 ticket, the chances of winning at least $1 million are around 1 in 11,688,053, while the chances of winning the third prize of at least $50,000 are approximately 913,129 to 1. Powerball draws are held in 45 states, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Powerball Results August 9, 2022

If players would rather drop off claims and validate winning tickets in person, New Jersey Lottery offices in Lawrence are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Claims can be deposited in a safe drop box at the lottery's main office. Any gifts worth more than $599.50 qualify for that selection.

By phoning 1-800-222-0996, players can schedule appointments to meet with lottery staff in person if they win a prize worth at least $25,000 or if they choose to file their claims in person for other reasons.

What was the biggest lottery jackpot ever won in the United States?

Here are the biggest prizes that have been won in the US, split across the Powerball and Mega Millions of lotteries:

  1. Powerball drawing on January 13, 2016, for $1.586 billion: three winners in California, Florida, and Tennessee
  2. Mega Millions jackpot of $1.537 billion, won on October 23, 2018, in South Carolina
  3. Mega Millions jackpot of $1.337 billion, July 29, 2022: Illinois
  4. Mega Millions jackpot of $1.05 billion won on January 22, 2021 in Michigan
  5. Powerball jackpot of $768.4 million, won on March 27, 2019, in Wisconsin
  6. Powerball prize of $758.7 million, won on August 23, 2017, in Massachusetts
  7. Powerball win of $730 million on January 20, 2021: Maryland winner
  8. Powerball win of $699.8 million on October 4, 2021: California winner
  9. Powerball $687.8 million, October 27, 2018: Two winners in Iowa and New York
  10. March 30, 2012, $656 million, three winners in Illinois, Kansas, and Maryland

Which Powerball jackpot was the highest?

The top ten prizes since the Powerball lottery debuted in 1992 are listed below:

  1. Jan. 13, 2016, $1.586 billion, three winners in California, Florida, and Tennessee
  2. On March 27, 2019, $768.4 million was won in Wisconsin.
  3. Won in Massachusetts on August 23, 2017: $758.7 million
  4. Won in Maryland on January 20, 2021, at $730 million
  5. Won in California on October 4, 2021, at $699.8 million
  6. Oct. 27, 2018, $687.8 million, two winners in Iowa and New York
  7. Jan. 5, 2022, $632.6 million: California and Wisconsin each received two winners
  8. Won in Florida on May 18, 2013, for $590.5 million.
  9. November 28, 2012, $587.5 million, two winners in Arizona and Missouri
  10. Feb. 11, 2015, $564.1 million, three winners in North Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Texas

How to Play Powerball Lottery

  • The Powerball drawings take place three times a week at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Monday sketches were first presented in 2021.
  • Each entry costs $2, but you may add the Power Play for an extra $1, improving your chances of winning by up to five times the entry fee (except for the jackpot and Match 5). There is also a 10x Power Play option available when the reward is less than $150 million.
  • Each player selects five numbers between 1 and 69 for the white balls and one number between 1 and 26 for the red Powerball. But you may also ask the lottery computer to generate a fast choose ticket for you using random numbers.
  • With the exception of California, prizes range from $4 for matching the Powerball to $1 million for matching all five white balls to the jackpot for matching all six balls. On the Powerball website, click here to view a list of all prize payouts.

Where can I play Powerball 2022?

There, you may play the game in addition to the other 45 states, as well as in Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.

The availability of lottery tickets is widespread at supermarkets, gas stations, and convenience stores. In certain places, buying Powerball tickets online is legal, but watch out for phony websites. Ask your state lottery for further details on internet sales before purchasing any tickets.

You don't have to be a citizen of the United States or a resident of the state where you buy your ticket.

Powerball and Mega Millions: The states with the highest odds of producing jackpot wins

How can I watch a Live Powerball drawing?

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:59 p.m. ET, the lottery website streams the Powerball drawing live. Click here to view the drawing in action. A regional television station in your market could also air the drawing.

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