Winner! Someone won $139 million Wednesday Powerball jackpot prize. Check your numbers (2024)

Will a $2 Powerball lottery ticket make you a multimillionaire? Check your numbers because someone is waking up a multimillionaire on the Fourth of July.

No one claimed the jackpot in the Powerball lottery drawing for $125 million on Monday, July 1. The jackpot rolled over to $139 million with a cash option of $66.5 million for the drawing on Wednesday, July 3.

The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, July 3 were 2-26-33-55-57 and the Powerball was 22. Power Play was 2x.

The Wednesday, July 3 Powerball jackpot-winning ticket was purchased in Ohio.

There were also three other big winners in Wednesday's drawing. Two tickets purchased in California and one in Pennsylvania matched 5 for $1 million prizes.

The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball now resets to $20 million.

Winning Powerball numbers for drawing on Wednesday, July 3:

The Powerball jackpot dropped to $20 million after one ticket in New Jersey matched all five numbers and the Powerball to win the drawing for $221 million on Monday, June 10.

The Powerball jackpot now sits at $138 million, with a cash option of $65.8 million for Wednesday's drawing.

The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, July 3 were 2-26-33-55-57 and the Powerball was 22. Power Play was 2x.

In case you're wondering, the winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Monday, July 1 were 5-9-32-39-55 and the Powerball was 9. Power Play was 2x.

Tickets start at $2 a piece. Below is what to know about lottery odds, how long to claim the cash option if you bought a ticket in Florida, and what happens to unclaimed prize money, according to the Florida Lottery.

Good luck!

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Powerball results 7/3/24, $138 million drawing

The Wednesday, 7/3/24, Powerball jackpot is $138 million, with a cash option of $65.8 million. The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday, July 3 were 2-26-33-55-57 and the Powerball was 22. Power Play was 2x.

When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next Powerball drawing will be held at 11 p.m. EDT on Saturday, July 6.

How long do you have to cash in a winning Florida Lottery ticket?

Prizes for Florida Lottery must be claimed within 180 days (six months) from the date of the drawing. To claim a single-payment cash option, a winner has within the first 60 days after the applicable draw date to claim it. Florida Lottery says its scratch-off tickets and Fast Play game prizes "must be claimed within 60 days of the official end-of-game date. Once the applicable time period has elapsed, the related Florida Lottery ticket will expire."

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What is the average chance of winning Powerball?

Powerball drawings are held at 11 p.m. EDT Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. According toPowerball.com, players have a 1 in 292.2 million chance to match all six numbers. Prizes range from $2 to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

Can Florida lottery winners remain anonymous?

According toFlorida Lottery's website, winners cannot remain anonymous: "Florida law mandates that the Florida Lottery provide records containing information such as the winner's name, city of residence; game won, date won, and amount won to any third party who requests the information."

However, the site states, the "names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or greater will be temporarily exempt from public disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed, unless otherwise waived by the winner."

Lottery experts and lawyers have said there are ways to remain anonymous if you win.

Who won, how long did it take to winPowerball, Mega Millions and those billion-dollar jackpots?

What are the Top 10 biggest Powerball jackpots in history?

Here are the Top 10 Powerball jackpots as of July 3, 2024:

  • 10. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 9.$754.6 million — Feb. 6, 2023; Washington
  • 8.$758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 7.$768.4 million — March 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 6. $842.4 million — Jan. 1, 2024; Michigan
  • 5. $1.08 billion — July 19, 2023; California
  • 4. $1.33 billion — April 6, 2024; Oregon
  • 3.$1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 2. $1.765 billion Powerball drawing — Oct. 11, 2023; California
  • 1.$2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California

What are the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history?

The following Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots made the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history, as of July 3, 2024.

  • 10.$1.08 billion Powerball drawing — July 19, 2023; California
  • 9. $1.13 billion Mega Millions drawing — March 26, 2024; New Jersey
  • 8. $1.33 billion Powerball drawing — April 6, 2024; Oregon
  • 7.$1.337 billion Mega Millions drawing — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 6.$1.35 billion Mega Millions drawing — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine
  • 5. $1.537 billion Mega Millions drawing — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina
  • 4.$1.58 billion Mega Millions drawing — Aug. 8, 2023; Florida
  • 3.$1.586 billion Powerball drawing — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 2. $1.765 billion Powerball drawing — Oct. 11, 2023; California
  • 1.$2.04 billion Powerball drawing — Nov. 7, 2022; California

Sangalang is a lead digital producer for USA TODAY Network-Florida. Follow her onTwitteror Instagram at@byjensangalang. Support local journalism.Consider subscribing to a Florida newspaper.

Winner! Someone won $139 million Wednesday Powerball jackpot prize. Check your numbers (2024)

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Winner! Someone won $139 million Wednesday Powerball jackpot prize. Check your numbers? ›

The winning ticket was sold in Ohio, according to the Powerball website. Powerball officials have not said exactly where in the state it was purchased. The winning numbers for Wednesday's drawing were 2-26-33-55-57 with a Powerball of 22 and a 2x Power Play.

Where was the July 3, 2024 winning Powerball ticket sold? ›

The Ohio Lottery announced Friday that the jackpot winning ticket was sold at the Walmart Supercenter in Huber Heights. It is the fifth time in 2024 that the Powerball jackpot has been won with the last winner coming June 10 when a New Jersey lottery player won a $222.6 million jackpot.

Where in Ohio was the Powerball won last night? ›

The Ohio Lottery says the winning Powerball numbers were 2, 26, 33, 55, 57 and Powerball 22. The Power Play option was 2x. HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio — We have a big winner as one lucky Powerball ticket sold in Ohio has hit the jackpot worth $139.3 million in the latest lottery drawing for Wednesday, July 3, 2024.

Did anyone win the Powerball tonight? ›

Complete game information and prize claiming instructions are available at all Lottery retailers. There was no jackpot winner in California for this draw. But there are 24,741 winning tickets! Get your ticket for the next draw.

What do you win if you get some of the Powerball numbers? ›

If you only get the Powerball number, you win $4. Matching one number plus the Powerball also wins you $4, while matching 2 numbers plus the Powerball gets you $7. The prize jumps in value when you match 3 or more numbers: 3 numbers plus the Powerball wins you $100, while 4 numbers plus the Powerball wins you $50,000.

How long does it take to get lottery winnings in Ohio? ›

How long does it take for the customer to receive their winnings in their bank account? Please allow 1-3 business days for a bank account. Please remember, the first transfer will take up to 7-10 days as the bank account information is verified.

How many times has someone won the Powerball in Ohio? ›

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio — In the 14-plus years that Ohio has participated in the Powerball lottery, only five jackpot-winning tickets have been sold in the Buckeye state, the last one on Wednesday, July 3 at the Huber Heights Walmart. The state has won 1.2% of the jackpots, ranking 32.

Is oh lotto.com legit? ›

That's right: Lotto.com is now available in Ohio. Lotto.com is the first digital platform that allows Ohio residents to order both official state lottery draw games and scratch tickets anytime, anywhere!

What do two numbers on Powerball get you? ›

If you match two of the main numbers and the Powerball, you'll win $7. The same is true if you match three of the main numbers. Matching three main numbers and the Powerball or four main numbers, that's a $100 payout.

What are the chances of winning the Powerball tonight? ›

Powerball Odds
PrizeOdds
Grand Prize1 in 292,201,338.00
$1 Million1 in 11,688,053.52
$50,0001 in 913,129.18
$1001 in 36,525.17
5 more rows

What is Powerball double play? ›

Double Play is an add-on feature that gives players in select jurisdictions another chance to match their Powerball numbers in a separate drawing with a top cash prize of $10 million. Players can add the Double Play feature to their Powerball ticket for an additional $1 per play.

What if I have three Powerball numbers? ›

3 numbers - $7 again.

Do you win money if you have 5 numbers in Powerball? ›

Altogether, including hitting the jackpot, there are 9 ways you can win a Powerball prize. Matching 5 numbers without the Powerball will get you a cool $1 million while simply matching the Powerball number earns you $4.

How many Powerball numbers do you have to match to win any money? ›

The prize tiers are as follows: Jackpot: Match all five numbers plus the Powerball to win the jackpot. Match 5: Match all five numbers to win $1 million. Match 4 + Powerball: Match four numbers plus the Powerball to win $50,000.

Where was the Powerball ticket sold in Ohio? ›

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio —

A winning Powerball ticket worth more than $138 million was sold just outside of the Dayton area in Huber Heights, Ohio. According to NBC affiliate WDTN, the winning ticket was sold at the Walmart Supercenter located at 7680 Brandt Pike in Huber Heights.

Is the Mega Millions drawing tonight in Ohio? ›

Mega Millions draws on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1-in-302,575,350. The official Ohio Lottery site offers more information on instant tickets, raffles & other lottery games.

Is the Powerball drawing tonight in Ohio? ›

Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. eastern time.

How does Powerball work in Ohio? ›

Choose 5 regular numbers from 1–69 and 1 red Powerball number from 1–26. You can use the Quick Pick option or choose your own lucky numbers. If you were wondering how to win Powerball, hitting the jackpot means matching all 5 numbers (in any order) plus the Powerball.

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