Powerball May 26 Jackpot Grows To $236 Million; Four Match 5 Winners And $100K Ticket In PA Last Drawing

Written By Staff on May 26, 2021
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Don’t lose hope just because a big Mega Millions jackpot recently hit! The Powerball jackpot is quickly soaring to new heights.

For Wednesday, May 26, the Powerball estimated jackpot sits at $236 million with a cash value of $161.1 million. Additionally, many winners resulted last drawing including four Match 5 winners and a $100k winner in PA.

Winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, May 26

Remember that there are two Powerball drawings that take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. After the drawing, check below for winning numbers.

Winning numbers: 2 – 8 –  21 – 34 – 62

Powerball: 16

Multiplier: 2X

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Recap of the last drawing’s winners

The last Powerball drawing occurred on Saturday, May 22, and had winning numbers of 3 – 19 – 27 – 37 – 40 with a red Powerball of 8. Additionally, the Power Play multiplier drawn was 2X. Match 5 or second-place winners were sold in:

  • New Jersey 
  • New Hampshire
  • Arizona
  • North Carolina

Moreover, the North Carolina ticket purchased the $1 Power Play option, boosting the prize to $2 million.

Also, here in Pennsylvania, a Powerball ticket that also tacked on Power Play, won the game’s third-place prize. In particular, the ticket matched four of the five white balls along with the red Powerball. Typically, a third-place prize is worth $50,000. However, with the Power Play multiplier, the PA winner is worth $100,000.

Turkey Hill located at 2395 S. Market St. in Elizabethtown earns the $500 bonus for selling the winner. Remember in PA, you have one year from the date of the drawing to claim your prize.

Welcome bonus for new online lottery players

Here in the Keystone State, there is another way for you to buy lottery tickets. The PA online lottery also offers a generous welcome bonus for new players. Additionally, there are fun ongoing promotions that occur weekly. The sign-up process takes just a few short minutes as well.

However, even if you are not located in PA, there are other states that sell online lottery tickets:

  • New York
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Virginia

Please play responsibly.

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