The winning Powerball numbers were drawn Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11 p.m. The Powerball jackpot drawing tonight (8/12/2017) is worth an estimated $356 million payout for a single winner. The Powerball results will be available at 11 p.m.

Powerball players across the country hope they’ll be holding the ticket that snaps a jackpot worth $356 million when the drawing is held later Saturday.

The $356 million drawing will be televised at 10:59 p.m. on WABC-7 in New York City and Philadelphia’s Fox 29. The cash option is worth $224 million.

NJ.com will publish the winning numbers immediately after the drawing concludes.

2 claims share of $1.55M Jersey Cash 5 prize

Saturday’s jackpot is the 21st largest in U.S. lottery history.

Wednesday’s drawing again didn’t yield a jackpot winner, but three $1 million tickets were purchased nationally. The second-prize tickets were sold in Iowa, Oregon and Texas.

A $50,000 ticket was sold at a gas station in New Jersey — the Exxon on Route 34 in Aberdeen. That ticket matched four numbers plus the Powerball.

Wednesday’s winning numbers were: 12, 30, 36, 47 and 62. The Powerball drawn was 9.

The twice-weekly Powerball jackpot hasn’t been hit since June 10 when Jeff Lindsay of Menifee, Calif. won the $447.8 million prize. The prize is the 10th-largest U.S. lottery jackpot. The jackpot has been won four times this year after being awarded seven times in 2016.

The last second-prize, $1 million ticket sold in New Jersey was on July 12. A ticket bought at Country Farms on Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights matched five numbers but not the Powerball.

Powerball tickets, which have been sold in New Jersey since January 2010, cost $2 each. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. Players have roughly a 1 in …read more

Source:: New Jersey Real -Time News

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