No Tickets Sold With All Six Powerball Lottery Numbers


LOS ANGELES (CNS) - There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in tonight's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery and the estimated jackpot for Saturday's drawing is expected to grow to $356 million.

One ticket each with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number was sold in Iowa, Oregon and Texas. They are each worth $1 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced.

The numbers drawn Wednesday were 12, 30, 36, 47, 62 and the Powerball number was 9. The estimated jackpot was $356 million.

The drawing was the 17th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.

The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in about 293 million, according to the Powerball website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87.

The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.


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