Powerball® Jackpot Increased to $425 Million

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave announced today that the Multi-State Lottery Association’s Powerball® group has increased the Powerball® jackpot for the Wednesday, August 7 drawing to an estimated $425 million.

The change is being made due to strong sales across the country. The new estimated annuity amount is $425 million with a cash option amount of $244.7 million.