Powerball drawing will be increased to three days a week from August.

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New draw night will be added to the current Powerball lottery drawing

Powerball lottery announced it will increase the drawing days from two nights to three nights a week from the month of August 2021. The new Monday night draw will be added to the current two nights draw, Wednesday and Saturday night.

The first Monday night draw will take place on 23rd of August 2021, at 9:59 p.m. ET. The first sale for the Monday night draw tickets will began on Sunday, 22 August 2021.

"Our players really enjoy the Powerball, and we are pleased to offer them the option of a third weekly drawing " said the Mississippi Lottery Corporation President Tom Shaheen. "By having an additional draw night, there is a greater opportunity for faster growing Jackpot and more cash winnings."

According to the Powerball lottery officials there wil be no change of prize money or other features of the lottery by the addition of new Monday night draw. The players will able to choose five numbers from 69 white balls and one number from 26 Red Powerball.

The cost of bet will remain same as $2 per play. The players can still enter the Power Play option by paying an extra $1 to multiply non-jackpot prize.