Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in the latest drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery and the estimated jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is expected to grow to $100 million.

There were also no tickets sold for Wednesday night’s drawing  with all five numbers minus the Powerball number, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game.

The numbers drawn were 16, 29, 53, 58, 69 and the Powerball number was 21. The estimated jackpot was $90 million.

The drawing was the sixth 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.

—City News Service

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