Check your Powerball tickets. A lucky New Mexico Lottery player won $1 million!


ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico has a new millionaire! A lucky New Mexico Lottery player has won $1 million playing Powerball® from the August 28, 2021 drawing.

Check your Powerball tickets. The winning numbers for the August 28, 2021 draw were 12, 22, 26, 46, 59 and Powerball number 26. The $1 million winning ticket matched all five White Ball numbers but missed the Powerball number.

All drawing game prizes must be claimed within 90 days from the date of the drawing or the first business day after the 90th day if the Lottery is not open for business.

No one won the August 28, 2021 Powerball jackpot. Powerball now has three draws each week: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The estimated Powerball jackpot for Monday, August 30, 2021 is now $332 Million. The Mega Millions estimated jackpot for Tuesday, August 31, 2021 is $306 million.

Please Play Responsibly and Safely

The New Mexico Lottery reminds everyone to please play responsibly. Players should remember to only purchase what they can afford. Also, please remember to play safe. We are still in a pandemic and playing responsibly also means playing safely by following COVID-safe practices. Some suggestions include using play slips and your own pen. Players can also ask for a Quick Pick, check their tickets online or at a self-service lottery terminal, try multi-draw and redeem prizes by mail.

Legislative Lottery Scholarships

All profits from the sale of New Mexico Lottery games fund an in-state college tuition assistance program. Since 1996, the New Mexico Lottery has raised $910 million for education and more than 134,000 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships. 

More information about Legislative Lottery Scholarships is available on the Legislative Lottery Scholarship page.