There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in Monday evening’s drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery and the estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is expected to grow to $68 million.
A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, was sold in Connecticut and 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 numbers drawn Monday were 18, 30, 35, 52, 56 and the Powerball number was 5, the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced. The jackpot was $59 million.
The drawing was the fifth since 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 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.