It is time to grab your tickets and check to see if you are a big winner! There was a $202 million winner in the August 3 drawing of the Powerball lottery. Is this your best night of the year?
The winning lottery numbers on Wednesday were: 26-30-33-37-62, Powerball: 6, Power Play: 2X.
The double play winning numbers are 17-23-24-36-61 and the Powerball is 16.
$353 million is the estimated Powerball prize.
The Double Play feature gives players another chance to match their numbers in a separate drawing, and the lump sum payment is about $186 million. The Double Play drawing has a top cash prize of $10 million and it is held after the regular drawing.
The United States, the District of Columbia, and 45 other states hold Powerball. The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are part of the United States. 13 lottery jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania and Michigan, have the Double Play add-on feature for purchase.
A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball jackpot champions.
The drawings are held at 10:59 p.m. Eastern, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The deadline to purchase tickets is 9:45 p.m.