Powerball Drawing Detail
Drawing Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
This page provides all available information for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.
Jackpot Winners: 1 from Massachusetts
Second Prize Winners: 3 from California, 1 from Colorado, 2 from Connecticut (1 with Power Play), 3 from Florida, 2 from Georgia, 1 from Illinois (with Power Play), 1 from Louisiana (with Power Play), 1 from Maine, 1 from Maryland, 2 from Massachusetts, 3 from Michigan, 1 from Minnesota, 2 from New Jersey, 2 from New Mexico (1 with Power Play), 3 from New York, 1 from North Carolina, 1 from Ohio, 5 from Pennsylvania (1 with Power Play), 1 from South Carolina, 2 from Texas, 1 from U.S. Virgin Islands (with Power Play), 1 from Virginia
Jackpot Winners (All States)
|Match First 5
|Prize Amount||Total Awarded|
|5 + 1 (Jackpot)||1||$758,700,000||$758,700,000|
All States Except CaliforniaPowerball Drawing Detail Drawing Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 This page provides all available information for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Jackpot
Powerball results for 08/23/17; did anyone win the $758M jackpot?
LANSING, MI – The second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history was won Wednesday night, when a winning ticket for the $758 million jackpot was sold in Massachusetts. A single winning ticket was sold for the jackpot.
Thanks to such a large jackpot, lottery fever captured the country this week and it paid off for some folks as $1 million winners were sold in 22 states.
The Powerball drawing on Saturday, Aug. 26 will be worth $40 million with a cash option of $25.3 million.
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Aug 23: 6-7-16-23-26
The Red Powerball Power Number: 4
The Power Play Number: 4
Powerball winners for Aug 23:
- Players in 22 states matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. Those winning tickets were sold in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.
- Winners in Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and the Virgin Islands also played the Power Play option, increasing their winnings to $2 million.
- Three $1 million winners were sold in Michigan, but where those tickets were sold was not immediately available. Those were the largest prizes won in the state.
- Prior to the drawing, the jackpot increased from $700 million to $758 million.
- Overall, there were 9,397,724 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. In Michigan, there were 292,806 winners.
- As of 9 p.m. Wednesday night, 6.5 million Powerball tickets had been bought in Michigan, with 4.3 million of those being bought on Wednesday alone.
Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Tickets cost $2 each.
In other Michigan Lottery news:
- The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday Aug. 25 with an estimated jackpot of $37 million and cash option of $23 million.
- The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.1 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
- Thursday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $100,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.
For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.
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