The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s lottery drawing has increased to an estimated $262 million, with a cash option of $133.2 million.
Saturday’s winning numbers were: 15, 45, 64, 67 and 68. The Powerball drawn was 18 with a Power Play of 2X.
While no one across the country hit Wednesday’s $240.9 million jackpot, four second-prize tickets matching five numbers but not the Powerball were bought.
Tickets sold in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio are worth $1 million each. A ticket purchased in California is valued at $1,036,009. California lottery prizes vary depending on ticket sales and number of winners. They differ from the fixed second prizes offered in other participating states.
In New Jersey, no one won more than $300 with a single ticket, lottery officials said.
Wednesday’s winning numbers were: 2, 4, 54, 61 and 62. The Powerball drawn was 14 with a Power Play of 3X.
In addition, no one won the secondary $10 million Double Play drawing on Wednesday. There were also no second-prize, $500,000 winners. The winning numbers were: 15, 36, 61, 66 and 68. The Double Play number drawn was 23.
No one has won the top prize since someone who bought a ticket in Ohio hit the $252.6 million jackpot on April 19, officials said.
The odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are 292,201,388 to 1. A player who buys a $2 ticket has about a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers and win at least $1 million, while the odds are 913,129 to 1 to win a third prize of at least $50,000.
Powerball drawings are held each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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