Powerball approaches $45 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - August 17, 2008

The winning numbers were: 5-34-40-43-52 Powerball: 20 Power Play: 5.

Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $34.7 million jackpot. The prize goes to an estimated $43 million for Wednesday.

Tickets that match the first five numbers, but miss the Powerball, win $200,000 each, and there were five of those. They were sold in: Colorado (2), Louisiana, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

There were two Power Play Match 5 winners in the states of: Connecticut and Vermont.

You can see the next Powerball drawing LIVE on 6abc Wednesday night just before Action News at 11 p.m.

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

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