The Powerball jackpot is gaining some serious steam, up to $322 million for Saturday, Aug. 28. That would be a cash payday of $235.4 million for any player who can match all five white balls and the Powerball. How hard could that be?
Actually, the chances are 1 in 292,201,338.
Powerball numbers Saturday, Aug. 28
Powerball drawings now take place three times per week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 11:15 p.m. ET. Find winning numbers below following the official drawing results.
Winning numbers: 12 – 22 – 26 – 46 – 59
Odds of winning stay the same
As a recap, the last drawing on Aug. 25 had winning numbers of 27 – 39 – 54 – 56 – 59 with a Powerball of 24. Not a single person matched all five white balls, so no millionaires this time.
With the added weekly drawing, there are now more chances each week to win. However, your odds of winning are the same. Every drawing, regardless of the jackpot size or number of tickets sold, your odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9.
Online lottery ticket sales
If you live in Pennsylvania, you can purchase your draw lottery tickets online from desktop or mobile. The PA online lottery also offers new games and promotions all the time. If you sign up using our links, you even get $20 free to try it out, plus a deposit match bonus up to $500.
Other states that offer online lottery sales include:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
As always, play responsibly.