One lucky winning POWERBALL ticket was sold in Michigan for Wednesday's August 15, 2012 jackpot worth an estimated $320 million ($213.3 million cash value).
The winning numbers for the Wednesday August 15, 2012 Powerball are:
6 27 46 51 56 PB 21
There was one ticket sold in Nebraska that matched five-of-five numbers with powerplay worth $2 million.
Other winning tickets that matched five-of-five numbers were sold in seven states: Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
No winning tickets that matched at least 5 of 5 numbers were sold in Florida.
Other Florida lottery game winning numbers for the August 15 drawing can be found here.
The overall odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510.
Since POWERBALL launched in Florida in January 2009, Florida has had the strongest POWERBALL and Power Play sales of any U.S. lottery, exceeding more than $1.4 billion and yielding $557 million in education funding to date. Additionally, the Florida Lottery has had the most winners in the nation, winning more than $570 million in prizes, including four jackpot winners.
Florida Lottery retailers who sell a jackpot winning ticket for this drawing will receive a bonus incentive of $80,000. If there is a jackpot winning ticket sold in Florida and it includes Power Play, the retailer will receive an extra $20,000. If there is a 5 of 5 winner with Power Play, the retailer will receive $5,000.
POWERBALL jackpot prizes are paid in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment. Jackpot prizes must be claimed within the first 60 days after the winning draw to receive the cash option of $213.3 million. Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize.