Powerball Winner: Here's Who Won The $206.9 Million Jackpot
By Jason Hall
August 4, 2022
One player won Wednesday's (August 3) massive Powerball jackpot.
A ticket purchased in Pennsylvania matched all six numbers to win the $206.9 million grand prize, NorthJersey.com reports.
Results from Wednesday's Powerball game will be listed below:
POWER PLAY: 2x
The Powerball jackpot will now reset to $20 million for Saturday's (August 6) drawing.
The Powerball jackpot had previously reset to $20 million after a player in Vermont won the $365 million jackpot on June 30.
The winning jackpot comes less than a week after a player in Illinois won the Mega Millions' jackpot exceeded $1 billion on Friday, July 29, 2022.
Both jackpots increase during each following game until there's a jackpot winning ticket matching all six numbers drawn, which includes the additional Mega Millions "gold ball" or Powerball in each respective game.
The Powerball and Mega Millions games previously offered a combined jackpot of more than $1.7 billion in January 2021.
The Powerball jackpot has exceeded the half a billion mark 11 times during its existence. On January 20, 2021. the Powerball jackpot reached $731.1 million ($548.8 million cash option), which was the third largest jackpot in the game's history.
A single Powerball ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers to win the $731.1 jackpot.
Three tickets in California, Florida and Tennessee won the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot in January 2016, which set the record for the world's largest jackpot (cash value and annuity) and was the ninth largest cash value per ticket.