Numbers drawn for the $535 million Powerball jackpot

21 August 2017, 06:03 | Isaac Mcdaniel

Powerball jackpot increases to $535 million

Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Eighth Highest Purse Ever

The Powerball jackpot has reached $535 million ahead of the next lottery drawing on Saturday night.

There was no grand prize victor in Saturday night's Powerball drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing. Three winning tickets were drawn in that jackpot. According to the Powerball website, tickets sold in SC and Tennessee won a $2 million prize, while $1 million winning tickets were sold in California, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

In the Saturday night drawing, there were $2 million winners in SC and Tennessee and $1 million winners in California, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The 3X Multiplier appeared in Wednesday's Powerball drawing, which increased 15 $50,000 prizes to $150,000 each with Power Play®.

In the televised drawing set for Saturday at 10:59p EDT in Tallahassee, Florida, 5 of 69 white balls and 1 of 26 red balls, The Powerball, will be randomly selected to form the winning 6-digit number.

The grand prize pool has been growing since June 10 - meaning there have been 19 straight drawings with no victor.

The winning numbers for the $535 million Powerball jackpot have been announced.

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A $1.6 billion grand prize claimed a year ago became (by far) the largest US lottery prize ever.

The grand prize could rank as the third richest United States lottery jackpot of all time. Tickets are still on sale at participating retailers, including most local gas stations, rest stoops, grocery stores and online.

Powerball is played in 44 states in the U.S., plus D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

"Every lottery ticket our players buy helps fund scholarships for Arkansas students".

There were two second place tickets sold worth $2-million each, and six second place tickets worth $1-million each.

"If I won the money", said Robert Deleonardis, "I'd help out my kids who could use it, buy myself a new house, new auto, and give a bunch of it to charity".



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