Check Your Tickets! These Are The Winning Powerball Numbers

Your chance of winning is roughly comparable to being that one lucky person out of the entire population, with everyone else losing.

30-year annuity: You will take home the entire $700 million jackpot, split up into 30 annual payments. Some people who buy tickets on a weekly basis are even more excited for this jackpot.

The lucky numbers for the second largest lottery prize in USA history were 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number was 4.

Updated 10:05 p.m: A winning ticket was sold in MA, lottery officials say. He said that while he often has a losing ticket, he usually wins over new friends. The winning tickets were sold at Sandy's Variety, 378 Wash.

The Powerplay is x4.

The Powerball jackpot will be announced Wednesday 10:59 p.m. Visit for updates.

The high-stakes lottery game is available in 44 states as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.

The Powerball Jackpot hit $700 million this week, which is the second largest in American history.

In the game, five of the 69 white balls are chosen and one of the 29 red Powerballs is drawn. That store is one of just 51 in the state to sell more than $1 million worth of lottery tickets in 2016.

How much money is $700 million? A victor who opts for a cash payout would get $443.3 million, minus taxes.

Four unclaimed winning Powerball tickets worth $50,000 each sold in Kansas between September 3 and July 26 represent most of the $317,509 in prize money waiting to be declared, according to Kansas Lottery records.

Of course, there's also a chance there will be no victor tonight, just as there haven't in the 20 Powerball drawings since the last victor on June 10.

If no one matches all the winning Powerball numbers after the August 23 drawing, the next drawing will be on Saturday, with the jackpot climbing well over $1 billion.

  • Leroy Wright