A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, in Wednesday evening’s multi-state Powerball lottery drawing was sold at a convenience store in Perris and is worth $2,226,031.
There were no tickets sold with all six numbers and the estimated jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is expected to grow to $116 million.
The numbers drawn Wednesday were 3, 6, 26, 35, 51 and the Powerball number was 17. The jackpot was $102 million.
The drawing was the 10th 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.