Powerball winning numbers: After August 8 Florida drawing, jackpot now at $253 million

No tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's $212 million Powerball lottery drawing.

The winning combination was 3, 7, 11, 15, 28 with 12 as the Powerball.

The jackpot now increases to $253 million for the Saturday, August 11 drawing. A winner could take that amount in 30 annual installments or a lump sum payout of $170.3 million before taxes.

Of the 139,681 winning sets of numbers in Florida, twenty-two people came very close to winning the big jackpot.

One ticket had the five regular numbers picked correctly and is worth $1,000,000. One person who played the Power Play matched the five regular numbers and will win $2,000,000.

Thirteen other tickets are worth $10,000 after matching the Powerball number and four other numbers. Seven people who played Power Play matched the Powerball number and four other numbers and will win $40,000.

The odds of winning Powerball's grand prize jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510.

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