Powerball Sept. 8 $388 Million Jackpot; PA Lottery First Millionaire Of The Year Contest Underway

Written By Staff on September 8, 2021 - Last Updated on October 13, 2022
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No jackpot winner means the jackpot just keeps on growing.

For Wednesday, Sept. 8, the Powerball estimated jackpot is $388 million with a $280.5 million cash value.

Powerball numbers Wednesday, Sept. 8

Now happening three times a week, Powerball draws on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 11:15 p.m. ET. The winning numbers for tonight’s drawing are below:

Winning numbers: 9 – 22 – 41 – 47 – 61

Powerball: 21

Multiplier: 2X

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PA Lottery opens Powerball First Millionaire of the Year

Best of all, this drawing is an online prize draw through the PA online lottery. In fact, the promotion already kicked off, meaning eligible games are already earning entries.

Starts: 12:00 am ET on Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Ends: 11:59 pm ET on Sunday, September 26, 2021

Win $2,022 and the chance to become a millionaire in the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year drawing. Even more importantly, this drawing happens live on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. 

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to earn entries on eligible games:

  • Log in to your PA iLottery account.
  • Purchase eligible draw games online to earn entries.
    • Powerball or Powerball with Power Play, including Double Play,
    •  Mega Millions or Mega Millions with Megaplier,
    • Treasure Hunt and
    • Cash4Life

Finally, take note that the more you wager, the more entries you earn:

  • $1 – $3 wagers earn 1 entry
  • $4 – $9 wagers earn 3 entries
  • $10 – $21 wagers earn 7 entries
  • $22 – $49 wagers earn 15 entries
  • $50 – $99 wagers earn 35 entries
  • Over $100 wagers earn 50 entries

Note that the actual prize is $2,022 and your name is entered into the Multi-State Lottery Association’s Powerball First Millionaire of the Year semi-finalist drawing. This means that there are approximately 700-800 players nationwide and only ten finalists are chosen for the prize package that sends you to New York for the $1 million drawing.

Other states to buy online lottery

Don’t live in Pennsylvania? Well, there are other states that also sell online lottery tickets:

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

Please play responsibly.

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