Powerball Winning Numbers For 4/08/2020 Drawing: $190M Jackpot
Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $190 million lottery jackpot drawing on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
By Deb Belt , Patch Staff
Apr 8, 2020 7:21 p m ET | Updated Apr 8, 2020 11:02 p m ET
The Powerball lottery jackpot has reached $190 million for the player who has the winning ticket on Wednesday, April 8. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Powerball drawing is $156 million.
The winning Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, with Powerball results usually posted within five minutes.
In most states, ticket sales end at least one hour before the drawing, but a state may halt sales earlier, such as Illinois, which stops sales three hours before the drawing. In Maryland and New Jersey, ticket sales end at 9:59 p.m.; in Virginia, they close at 10 p.m. Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time.
The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, April 8, are: 02, 37, 39, 48, 54 and the Powerball of 05.
The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.
You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to lottery officials. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.
Powerball tickets cost $2 each. Find locations where you can buy your Powerball tickets here.
These are the five largest Powerball jackpots in the game’s history:
- $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
- $768.4 million, March 27, 2019
- $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
- $688 million, Oct. 27, 2018
- $590.5 million, May 18, 2013
Winners can choose to either have the full jackpot amount paid out in 30 installments over 29 years, or winners can take one lump sum payment that is smaller than the actual total.Powerball Winning Numbers For 4/08/2020 Drawing: $190M Jackpot – Annapolis, MD – Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $190 million lottery jackpot drawing on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
Powerball results for 08/4/18; $203M jackpot on the line
(Michigan State Lottery)
The Powerball jackpot will keep growing after the jackpot of $203 million from the Saturday night, Aug. 4 drawing went unclaimed.
This means the drawing set for Wednesday, Aug. 8 will have a jackpot of $223 million with a cash option of $133 million.
Powerball numbers for Aug. 4: 03-11-38-44-58
Red Powerball number: 02
The Power Play Number: 4
Powerball winners for Aug. 4:
- While the big prize of $203 million, two players did match all five white Powerball numbers to score $1 million. Neither of these two played the Power Play option, which would have bumped those winnings up to $4 million. Both of those winning tickets were sold in Florida.
- In Michigan, the top prize-getter match four white numbers and the red Powerball number to win $50,000. They did not play the Power Play option, which would have bumped that prize up to $200,000.
- At least 526,123 people won $4 across the nation, with 19,801 of those winners coming from Michigan.
- The Michigan Lottery Lotto 47 numbers from Saturday, Aug. 4 were
- The Michigan Lottery Fantasy 5 numbers were
The next Mega Millions drawing is set for Tuesday, Aug. 7 and will have a jackpot of $55 million and have a cash option of $32 million.
Powerball is offered in 44 States and Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers between one and 69, and one red ball from one to 26. Each ticket cost $2 each.
For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.
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