Powerball Jackpot Up To $305 MillionBy: Chris Crum - August 13, 2012
The Powerball Jackpot is now up to $305 Million, with the next drawing scheduled for Wednesday night. As you may know, Powerball drawings are held each Wednesday and Saturday.
Saturday’s winning numbers were 4,13,39,46,51 Powerball: 1. There were no jackpot winners.
There were no winners for the $2 million prize Match 5 Power Play. For the $1 million Match 5 prize, there were winners in Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
There were a total of 1,326,834 winners on Saturday, winning $13,528,277 in non-jackpot prizes. Odds of winning the jackpot, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, are 1 in 175,223,510.
As usual, lots of people are talking about it on Twitter, fantasizing about winning, and wondering if they should bother trying. Here’s a sampling of the latest:
two more days till I hit the powerball … accepting applications for use of my hundreds of millions of dollars
i never buy powerball tix…maybe i should. i wouldn’t mind being a millionaire:)
Dear Baby Jesus , please let me win the PowerBall !!
I’m just Sayin, if I win this powerball I’m taking us all to Disney World! What would you do?
$305M Powerball. That’s just about enough for me to roll outta bed in the morning and buy a ticket.
If I win the Powerball my close friends would probably all get a mill. Matt Smeddy would get the 10$ I owe him for a fantasy baseball league
Please, please, please let, me win that powerball Wednesday!
305 million dollar powerball…I may just have to go ahead and pay 2 bucks per set of numbers…then leave Nashville and hide if I win.
Selflessly took 30 seconds to show tourists how to buy a farecard. Powerball’s up to $305 million. Damn right I’m racking up karma points.
Yesterday when I had to pass by the Ferrari dealership I decided to visualize making a purchase. Powerball is Wednesday night, c’mon!
Are you playing? How do you intend to use the jackpot money if you win?