Powerball Jackpot Up To $305 Million

    August 13, 2012
    Chris Crum

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:

Are you playing? How do you intend to use the jackpot money if you win?


Chris Crum
Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.