Powerball Jackpot Now Sitting At $181 Million

    August 3, 2012
    Chris Crum

The Powerball Jackpot is now sitting at $181 million, with the next drawing to happen on Saturday night.

As you may know, the drawings happen each Wednesday and Saturday. Wednesday’s winning numbers were 3,16,48,56,58 Powerball: 4. There were no jackpot winners.

There were also no winners for the $2 million Match 5 Power Play prize. The $1 million Match 5 prize saw winners in Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, New York and South Carolina. There were 725,880 winners on Wednesday, winning $9,644,769 in non-jackpot prizes. Odds of winning the jackpot, according toMulti-State Lottery Association, are 1 in 175,223,510.

There’s always plenty of chatter about the jackpot and what people might do with it if they win, and it’s pretty rampant on Twitter. Here’s a sampling of what people are saying:

Soon, you may be able to do that, by the way.

Apparently, money can buy happiness.