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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

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.

These are the five largest Powerball jackpots in the game’s history:

  • $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
  • $768.4 million, March 27, 2019
  • $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
  • $688 million, Oct. 27, 2018
  • $590.5 million, May 18, 2013

Winners can choose to either have the full jackpot amount paid out in 30 installments over 29 years, or winners can take one lump sum payment that is smaller than the actual total.

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.

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Jackpot Winner(s) in: NJ

Prize Powerball Power Play
Level Winners* Prize** Winners* Prize**
5-of-5 + PB 0 $20 Million
5-of-5 4 $1,000,000.00 2 $2,000,000.00
4-of-5 + PB 2 $50,000.00 4 $150,000.00
4-of-5 131 $100.00 45 $300.00
3-of-5 + PB 154 $100.00 48 $300.00
3-of-5 4,725 $7.00 1,634 $21.00
2-of-5 + PB 2,731 $7.00 924 $21.00
1-of-5 + PB 18,206 $4.00 5,484 $12.00
0-of-5 + PB 40,060 $4.00 11,794 $12.00

**The jackpot prize will be shared among jackpot winners in all POWERBALL states. All non-jackpot prizes are set payouts. If funds are insufficient to pay set prizes, non-jackpot prizes may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis and could be lower than the amount shown.

Please note that every effort has been made to ensure that the enclosed information is accurate; however, in the event of an error, the winning numbers and prize amounts in the official records of the Florida Lottery shall be controlling.

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