Powerball Jackpot Rises to $170 Million


The Powerball Lottery draw was scheduled for Monday, September 5th and it had a jackpot of $158.4 million, which had a cash value of about $87.4 million.

Jackpot rolls over

Unfortunately, Monday night’s drawing of the Powerball jackpot did not result in any winner for the grand prize.

Therefore, it will now roll over for the next draw, which is scheduled to take place on September 7th, Wednesday.

The jackpot for Wednesday night’s draw will now be a whopping $170 million and would have a cash value of $93.8 million.

The winning number for the Powerball draw on Monday night were 04, 07, 32, 55, 64 and 25 was the Powerball Number. 2X was the Power Play.

Other prize winners

Even though the jackpot was not won in Monday night’s Powerball lottery draw, there were several other prizes given out.

The latest drawing saw one player become an instant millionaire. Hitting the Match 5 allowed a Powerball player from Louisiana to take home a prize of $1 million.

Had they opted to go with the Power Play with the Match 5, they would have doubled their winnings to $2 million. A number of smaller lottery prizes were also paid out.

About eight players were able to hit the Match 4 and the Powerball number, allowing them to take home $50,000 each.

There were two players who not only hit the Match 4 and the Powerball number, but also decided to go with the Power Play option, so they took home $100,000 each.

The rest of the prize winnings on Monday night were between $4 and $200. The Powerball draw on Monday saw a total of 261,787 players win one prize or the other.

Saturday night’s draw

The Powerball draw on September 3rd, Saturday, also had a winner in Tennessee who won a $50,000 prize. The ticket was bought in Clarksville at Infoplace USA.

The winner was able to match four of the five numbers and also matched the Powerball number. In order to win the jackpot, players have to match all six numbers.

Five of the numbers have to be chosen between 1 and 69, while the sixth number is called the Powerball number and is chosen between 1 and 26.

The Powerball lottery draws take place on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

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