Sunday, August 4, 2013

POWERBALL August 3, 2013 Winning Numbers, Jackpot Grows To $400 Million

UPDATE: POWERBALL Winning Numbers August 7, 3013

TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- No one won last Saturday night's POWERBALL August 3, 2013 jackpot, so the estimate for the Wednesday, August 7, 2013 jackpot has now grown to $400 million ($230.3 million cash value). 

When is Wednesday night's POWERBALL drawing? The over a third-of-a-billion dollar POWERBALL drawing will take place at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time  /  9:59 p.m. Central Time  /  7:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

The winning POWERBALL numbers for Saturday, August 3, 2013 are: 


On Saturday, no Power Play winners matched 5 of 5 numbers.  There were, however, two winners from Florida and Texas who matched 5 of 5 numbers to win $1 million.   

The overall odds of winning the POWERBALL jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510.  

In addition to the large POWERBALL jackpot prize, players have the opportunity to win lower-tier prizes from $4 to $2 million by matching any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations. There have been more than 739,000 Florida POWERBALL winners in this series of rollovers, winning more than $11.1 million in prizes.   
POWERBALL jackpot prizes are paid in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment.  Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days after Saturday’s draw to receive the cash option of $230.3 million. Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize.

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 $1.8 billion and yielding $756 million in education funding to date.  Additionally, the Florida Lottery has had the most winners in the nation, winning more than $719 million in prizes, including six jackpot winners. 

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