Powerball jackpot breaks to $50 million; Three tickets won the second prize

Massachusetts Powerball payout and news
Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:33 AM

Massachusetts Powerball lottery News and Payout for Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 Drawing

No player picked all the Powerball lottery 5 lotto numbers and the Powerball number for Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 (that includes you) so $40 million grand prize will keep growing bigger. No worries. That just gives us all a chance to win an even larger Powerball lottery payout when the next drawing happens on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018. By then the estimated grand prize is going to build to $50 million. The lump-sum cash payout will be a projected $30.1 million up for grab. The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night, August 15th, 2018 were 12-15-28-47-48 with Power Ball number 16.

Though the jackpot was not awarded Wednesday evening, some players still walked away with large winnings. There were three second prize winning tickets from Wednesday night's drawing, matching all five lotto numbers except the Powerball number. The three second prize winning ticket(s) sold in Texas(1), Washington(1) and Wisconsin(1) will collect $1 million cash.

Also, 12 tickets matched 4 of the 5 lotto numbers, plus the Powerball number. Those tickets are each worth $10,000. 4 additional tickets at this prize level were also wisely purchased with the Power Play option that multiplied the prize 4 times to $40,000 cash! Additional prizes won Wednesday night included 211 tickets that matched 4 white numbers and won $100. 60 additional tickets of this prize level were also wisely purchased with the Power Play option that doubled winnings to $200 cash! Other prizes won Wednesday evening included 587 tickets that matched 3 white numbers in addition to the Powerball and won $100. 147 additional tickets at this prize level were also purchased with the Power Play option that doubled the prize to $200 cash.

With 9 different ways to win, there were a total of 398,247 tickets across the nation won $0 prizes in the Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 drawing.

America's favorite Powerball lottery can be played in 42 states, D.C. and the US Virgin Islands. The odds of winning are about 1 to 32. The chances of winning Powerball jackpot are about 1 in 175 million. The minimum Powerball grand prize starts at $40,000,000. Its annuity option is paid in 30 yearly increment payments. Winners may select one time lump sum cash payout option instead.

There were 8,069 Powerball winning tickets sold in the state of Massachusetts. Find below the Massachusetts Powerball payout highlights for the Wednesday, August 15th, 2018's drawing.

  • 3 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $100 each.
  • 17 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Powerball and won $100 each.
  • 406 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 and won $7 each.
  • 287 ticket(s) matched 2 of 5 + Powerball and won $7 each.
  • 2219 ticket(s) matched 1 of 5 + Powerball and won $4 each.
  • 5137 ticket(s) matched Powerball Only and won $4 each.
  • 1 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 with Power Play with PowerPlay purchased and won $100,000 each.
  • 1 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play with PowerPlay purchased and won $200 each.
  • 55 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 with Power Play with PowerPlay purchased and won $200 each.
  • 40 ticket(s) matched 2 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play with PowerPlay purchased and won $14 each.
  • 321 ticket(s) matched 1 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play with PowerPlay purchased and won $14 each.
  • 707 ticket(s) matched Powerball Only with Power Play with PowerPlay purchased and won $8 each.



Wed Aug 15, 2018 Powerball Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Powerball$40,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0003
Texas-1
Washington-1
Wisconsin-1
4 of 5 + Powerball$50,00012
4 of 5$100211
3 of 5 + Powerball$100587
3 of 5$715,626
2 of 5 + Powerball$711,296
1 of 5 + Powerball$485,697
Powerball Only$4199,600


Wed Aug 15, 2018 Powerball Payout of US(with PowerPlay)
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 with Power Play$1,000/day for life0
4 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$2,000,0004
4 of 5 with Power Play$100,00060
3 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$200147
3 of 5 with Power Play$2004,364
2 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$143,174
1 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$1423,439
Powerball Only with Power Play$854,027


Wed Aug 15, 2018 Powerball Payout of Massachusetts(w/o PowerPlay)
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Powerball$40,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0000
4 of 5 + Powerball$50,0000
4 of 5$1003
3 of 5 + Powerball$10017
3 of 5$7406
2 of 5 + Powerball$7287
1 of 5 + Powerball$42,219
Powerball Only$45,137


Wed Aug 15, 2018 Powerball Payout of Massachusetts(with PowerPlay)
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 with Power Play$1,000/day for life0
4 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$2,000,0000
4 of 5 with Power Play$100,0001
3 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$2001
3 of 5 with Power Play$20055
2 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$1440
1 of 5 + Powerball with Power Play$14321
Powerball Only with Power Play$8707


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