By Kate Northrop

This morning, lottery officials declared that the multi-state Powerball lottery match will raise the number of nightly drawings from two to 3 times a week starting up August 2021.

Gamers will have another shot at that massive jackpot prize now that a new Monday drawing is extra to the weekly draw agenda.

In addition to the drawings held on Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 EST, Powerball will perform a drawing on Monday nights at the exact time.

“Our players seriously take pleasure in Powerball, and we are pleased to give them the possibility of a 3rd weekly drawing,” Mississippi Lottery Company (MLC) President Tom Shaheen said in a press launch by the Mississippi Lottery this early morning. “By getting an added attract-night time, there is a bigger opportunity for more rapidly escalating jackpots and additional dollars winnings.”

The initially-at any time Powerball Monday night time drawing will choose spot on Aug. 23, 2021. Gamers will be in a position to decide on up tickets for the 1st Monday drawing starting off Sunlight., Aug. 22, 2021.

Odds, principles, or set money prizes will not adjust with the addition of an additional drawing, and the ticket cost stays $2.