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Powerball jackpot winning numbers released for an estimated $850 million

The Powerball jackpot grew to an estimated $850 million with a cash option of $397.4 million this Wednesday. This is the second-largest Powerball jackpot this year.

The Powerball lottery jackpot continues to climb after nobody matched all six numbers on Monday night to an estimated $850M.

The winning numbers Wednesday night are: 47, 63, 1, 46, 7 and the red power ball 7. The Power Play was 3X.

The $850 million prize is for winners who choose to receive their winnings through an annuity paid over 29 years. However, winners typically select the cash option, which would be an estimated $397.4 million for Wednesday's drawing.

According to Powerball, Wednesday's drawing will be the second-largest Powerball jackpot this year and fourth-largest in its history.

No ticket on Monday matched all six numbers drawn. The numbers were 10, 12, 22, 36, 50 and the red Powerball was 4. The Power Play multiplier was 2X, Powerball said.


"The Monday drawing produced more than 1.2 million winning tickets across the country, including four tickets (three in Florida and one in Oregon) that matched all five white balls to win $1 million prizes." Powerball said in a press release. "Other big wins from Monday night include 32 tickets that won $50,000 prizes and six tickets that won $100,000 prizes."

The last Powerball jackpot a $1.08 billion prize was won by one person in California and was claimed on July 19.

Drawings are held three times per week: every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. 

Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Powerball says the odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

FOX Business’ Landon Mion contributed to this report. 

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