Powerball jackpot over $222M as lottery drawing nears

May 8, 2013 7:05:29 AM PDT
The Powerball jackpot has climbed after the winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the lottery game drew no six-number match.

The numbers Saturday were 07-12-26-36-40, Powerball: 17

The estimated jackpot was $191 million. A total of 1,037,912 won some cash prize, taking home small sums totaling $11,293,835. Those winners included several $1 million winners for matching five numbers in California, Maryland, and New York.

The next drawing is Wednesday night. As of 9 a.m. CST, the jackpot was at $222 million, with a cash value of $144 million.

Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/