A ticket with all six numbers in Saturday evening’s multi-state Powerball lottery was sold in Florida and the ticket holder will have the choice between receiving the $286 million jackpot in 30 graduated payments over 29 years or a lump sum payment of $196.6 million.
The numbers drawn Saturday were 44, 52, 54, 64, 69 and the Powerball number was 26.
The drawing was the 20th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.
A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, was sold in Puerto Rico, the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced. It is worth $2 million because the player utilized the Power Play option, where for an additional $1 per play, a ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, is worth $2 million.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in about 293 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87.
The Powerball game is played in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
The jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing will be $20 million.
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