A ticket with five numbers, but missing the
Powerball number, for tonight’s drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery
was sold at Silver Glen Liquor in Silver Lake and is worth $868,297.
Another ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number was
sold at Wes Liquors in San Mateo and is also worth $868,297, the Multi-State
Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced.
There was also one ticket each sold with five numbers, but missing the
Powerball number, in Georgia and New Hampshire. Both of those tickets are each
worth $1 million.
California law requires major payoffs of lottery games to be paid on a
There were no tickets sold with all six numbers and the estimated
jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is expect to grow to $142 million.
The numbers drawn tonight were 6, 7, 9, 19, 32 and the Mega number was
13. The estimated jackpot was $116 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
175,223,510, according to the Powerball website. The overall chance of winning
a prize is 1 in 31.85.
The Powerball game is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and
the U.S. Virgin Islands.
-City News Service