LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) Two Californians are nearly $645,000 richer Sunday morning.
Two tickets matched five of six numbers in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. The owner of each ticket has scored $644,506 eachREAD MORE: Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver After Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger
One ticket was sold in Simi Valley (Simi Valley Smoke Shop, 2902 Cochran Street) and the other in San Diego (T&M Liquor, 4245 El Cajon Boulevard.)
Both tickets matched the numbers 2-3-13-16 and 35. They both failed to have the Powerball number — 27. Had the owners matched the Powerball number, they would have split the $167 million jackpot.READ MORE: Clippers Lose to Cavaliers 92-79
The jackpot climbs to $185 million for Wednesday’s draw.
The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.MORE NEWS: Beverly Hills Police Department Accused Of Racial Profiling
Powerball starts at $40 million and climbs every time there is no winner. The record jackpot reached $590 million in May 2013.