LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) â Lottery fever is heating up again after no tickets matched Wednesdayâs Powerball drawing, rolling the jackpot over to a tidy $495 million.
Wednesdayâs numbers were 18, 36, 45, 47, 69 and the Powerball number was 14. The jackpot was $448.2 million, and is expected to reach $495 million for Saturdayâs drawing.READ MORE: Pasadena Implements COVID Vaccine Mandate For Bars, Large Outdoor Events
Three tickets were sold with five numbers, but missed the Powerball number. Two of those tickets were sold in New York and are each worth a $1 million. The third sold in Florida is worth $2 million because the player utilized the Power Play option.READ MORE: DEA: Prescription Pills For Sale Online, On Social Media Often Laced With Deadly Dose Of Fentanyl
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in about 293 million, and the overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.
Powerball is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.MORE NEWS: School Bus Involved In Crash In Compton
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