No Jackpot Winner on Saturday, Powerball Prize Soars to Estimated $145 Million for Monday’s Draw

The Powerball jackpot keeps on climbing, reaching an estimated $145 million ahead of the upcoming Monday drawing. The numbers drawn on Monday night, shortly after 11 p.m. ET, have been revealed below.

Had someone secured the Monday night win and opted for the cash prize, they would have walked away with a staggering $71.1 million.

Let’s Take a Look at the Winning Numbers for Monday:

Powerball Winning Numbers for August 7

The winning combination for the Monday night draw included the numbers 6, 13, 20, 35, 54, with the Powerball being 22. A 2X Power Play added to the excitement.

Crunching the Odds: Your Chances of Winning Powerball

While the allure of the $145 million jackpot is irresistible to many, it’s crucial to recognize that the odds of clinching Powerball’s grand prize are astronomically slim.

  1. Your odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are approximately 1 in 292.2 million.
  2. For any Powerball prize (across all tiers), the overall odds are about 1 in 24.9 million.
  3. To join the Powerball action, players can obtain a ticket for just $2 per play.
  4. The game requires the selection of five numbers ranging from one to 69 for the white balls and one number from one to 26 for the red Powerball.
  5. Alternatively, players can opt for random number assignments.

To claim the jackpot, you need to match all five white ball numbers and the red Powerball number.

Beyond the grand prize, Powerball offers eight other avenues to win based on matching ball numbers in lower tiers.

The secondary prizes range from $4 to $1 million. For an extra $1, players can choose to participate in “Powerplay,” which multiplies non-jackpot winnings by factors of 2, 3, 4, 5, or even 10.

The 10X Powerplay option applies only to jackpots valued at $150 million or less. For those utilizing the Powerplay feature, the “Match 5” prize for the second tier caps at $2 million.

For a dollar per play, some jurisdictions offer an additional feature known as “Double Play.” It provides players with another opportunity to match their numbers following each Powerball drawing.

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