LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — No ticket matched all six numbers in Saturday’s Powerball draw so the $542 million jackpot soars to at least $650 million.
Lottery officials know when the jackpot goes over $300 million lottery fever grips the city and the country.It is possible for the Wednesday jackpot to far exceed $700 million.
Saturday morning, the jackpot had already risen to $542 from $530.
The winning numbers in Saturday’s draw were 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and the Powerball is 13.
One ticket in California matched 5/5 numbers, save for the Powerball. That lucky ticket holder will pocket $1 million.
That ticket was purchased at Vercher’s Liquor Store, 12020 S. Central Avenue in Los Angeles.
The $2 Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.