Powerball Results, Numbers for 08/07/21: Did Anyone Win the $226M Jackpot?

Powerball's jackpot rises once more, reaching an estimated $241 million, after no-one won the jackpot from Saturday's (August 7) drawing.

The winning numbers were 07, 24, 36, 54, 60. The Powerball was 23 and the Power Play was X2.

With no winning ticket, the grand prize increases by $15 million, from $226 million to $241 million (with a cash value of $175 million).

No ticket matched all of the numbers without the Powerball to win the second highest prize of $1 million.

Fifteen tickets did feature four numbers plus the Powerball to win $50,000. Another ticket had a Power Play to double the takings to $100,000.

Four numbers, without the Powerball, were matched 363 times, winning ticket holders $100 each. Exactly 100 tickets did so with a Powerplay to scoop $200.

Odds are 1 in 292,201,338.00 of winning the jackpot, and 1 in 11,688,053.52 of winning a $1 million prize, according tot he Powerball website.

Each ticket has odds of 1 in 24.9 of winning ay prize, it adds.

10 Biggest Powerball Wins

  1. $1.586 billion won on January 13, 2016, by three players in California, Florida, and Tennessee.
  2. $768.4 million won on March 27, 2019, by one player in Wisconsin
  3. $758.7 million won on August 23, 2017, by one player in Massachusetts
  4. $730 million won on January 20, 2021, by one player in Maryland
  5. $687.8 million won on October 27, 2018, by two players in Iowa and New York
  6. $590.5 million won on May 18, 2013, by one player in Florida
  7. $587.5 million won on November 28, 2012, by two players in Arizona and Missouri
  8. $564.1 million won on February 11, 2015, by three players in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas
  9. $559.7 million won on January 6, 2018, by one player in New Hampshire
  10. $487 million won on July 30, 2016, by one player in New Hampshire

If you do win the Powerball grand prize, you can choose to take your prize as an annuity, or for significantly less, a lump-sum payment. The annuity option gives you 30 annual payments over the space of 29 years, with each payment increasing by five percent until the 30th and final payment.

Jackpot winners are advised to call lottery officials at 1-800-222-0996.

Where your ticket money goes

Each ticket costs $2 per play, but in certain circumstances, players can also multiply non-jackpot prizes by using the Power Play option for an additional $1.

Half of a ticket sale goes to fund prizes, with 35 percent benefitting good causes supported by lotteries, according to Powerball's website.

Another 6 percent of a ticket sale goes to retailer commissions, while 9 percent of a goes to operating expenses.

Drawings usually take place every Wednesday and Saturday, at 10:59 p.m. ET, with each draw broadcast live from a studio located in Tallahassee, Florida.

Players select one Powerball number from 1 to 26, and five other numbers from 1 to 69.

A customer buys Powerball tickets.
A customer buys Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquors on January 13, 2016 in San Lorenzo, California. There were no jackpot winner from the 08/07/21 drawing. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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