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Powerball winning numbers for June 5 drawing: Jackpot climbs to $206 million

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The Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $206 million for Saturday’s drawing after no one claimed the top prize from Wednesday’s drawing.

If someone wins Saturday’s jackpot, they can walk away with a $95.7 million lump-sum payment, according to the lottery’s estimates.

The winning numbers were drawn just after 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday, and we have the results below.

Here’s what to know about the Wednesday June, 5 Powerball drawing:

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Powerball winning numbers for 6/5/2024

The winning numbers for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing were 8, 44, 45, 51 and 69. The red Powerball was 12 and the Power Play was 3X.

Winning lottery numbers are sponsored by Jackpocket, the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY network

Did anyone win the Powerball?

While there were no jackpot winners or Match 5 + Power Play $2 million winners, there was a Match 5 $1 million winner in California from Wednesday’s drawing.

To find the full list of previous Powerball winners, click the link to the lottery’s website.

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How to play the Powerball

In order to purchase a $2 Powerball ticket, you’ll have to visit your local convenience store, gas station or grocery store − and in a handful of states, you can purchase tickets online.

To play, you will need to pick six numbers in total to mark on your ticket. Five numbers will be white balls ranging from numbers 1 to 69. The Powerball is red and one number which is between 1 and 26.

If you want to increase your chances of winning, you can add a “Power Play” for $1 which increases the winnings for all non-jackpot prizes. This addition can multiply winnings by 2X3X, 4X5X, or 10X.

Players can also ask a cashier for a “Quick Pick” where a cashier will give you a computer generated numbers on a printed Powerball ticket.

Drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. If there’s no jackpot winner, the cash prize will increase by millions.

Where to purchase tickets

Tickets can be purchased in person at gas stations, convenience stores and grocery stores. Some airport terminals may also sell lottery tickets.

You can also order tickets online through Jackpocket, the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY Network, in these U.S. states and territories: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, Washington D.C. and West Virginia. The Jackpocket app allows you to pick your lottery game and numbers, place your order, see your ticket and collect your winnings all using your phone or home computer.

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