Powerball Winning Numbers For 8/08/2020 Drawing: $158M Jackpot
Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $158 million lottery jackpot drawing on Saturday, August 8, 2020.
By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Aug 8, 2020 6:25 p m ET | Updated Aug 8, 2020 11:02 p m ET
The Powerball lottery jackpot has climbed to $158 million for the player who has the winning ticket on Saturday, Aug. 8. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $130.3 million.
The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.
In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.
The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Aug. 8, are: 02, 03, 14, 40, 51 and the Powerball of 24.
The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.
You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to lottery officials. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.
Powerball tickets cost $2 each. Find locations where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.
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Maryland (MD) Powerball Numbers & Results
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Latest Maryland Powerball Results
Maryland Powerball Prize Amounts
|Numbers Correct||Prize||Power Play 2X||Power Play 3X||Power Play 4X||Power Play 5X||Power Play 10X|
|5 of 5 w/ Powerball||Grand Prize||Grand Prize||Grand Prize||Grand Prize||Grand Prize||Grand Prize|
|5 of 5||$1,000,000||$2,000,000||$2,000,000||$2,000,000||$2,000,000||$2,000,000|
|4 of 5 w/ Powerball||$50,000||$100,000||$150,000||$200,000||$250,000||$500,000|
|4 of 5||$100||$200||$300||$400||$500||$1,000|
|3 of 5 w/ Powerball||$100||$200||$300||$400||$500||$1,000|
|3 of 5||$7||$14||$21||$28||$35||$70|
|2 of 5 w/ Powerball||$7||$14||$21||$28||$35||$70|
|1 of 5 w/ Powerball||$4||$8||$12||$16||$20||$40|
|0 of 5 w/ Powerball||$4||$8||$12||$16||$20||$40|
Maryland Powerball FAQs
Can I buy a MD Powerball ticket online?
If you’re outside the U.S. or in Texas, California, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Oregon, Washington or Pennsylvania you can purchase Powerball tickets through Lottery.com at play.lottery.com!
When is the Maryland Powerball?
Maryland Powerball drawings take place twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
What time is the Maryland Powerball drawing?
How much is the MD Powerball jackpot?
Powerball jackpots roll over until there is a winner or multiple winners. Once one or multiple winners have hit the grand prize, the Powerball resets to the minimum jackpot. You can find the latest Maryland Powerball jackpot amounts here on the Lottery.com Maryland Powerball Jackpots page.
Did anyone win the MD Powerball?
When Powerball resets to the minimum jackpot, it’s an indication that one or more players won in the most recent drawing.
What are the MD Powerball winning numbers?
View the latest Powerball winning numbers in the Lottery.com app or on the Lottery.com website following each drawing here on the Maryland Powerball Results page.
What are the odds of winning?
Higher than you think! The odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9.
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