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 $260 million.
One ticket each with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, were sold at a liquor store in the Pico-Union district and a Huntington Beach convenience store and are each worth $199,647.
Another ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, was sold Florida and is worth $1 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced.
California law requires major payoffs of lottery games to be paid on a pari-mutuel basis.
There were no tickets sold with all six numbers
The numbers drawn Wednesday were 2, 8, 14, 24, 69 and the Powerball number was 26. The jackpot was $240.8 million.
The drawing was the 14th 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.
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