The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s lottery drawing has jumped to an estimated $186 million with a cash option of $102.6 million.
The winning numbers were: 38, 42, 56, 68, 69. The Powerball drawn was 04 with a Power Play of 2X.
No one across the country won Wednesday’s $168 million jackpot. There were also no second-prize, $1 million tickets sold.
In New Jersey, no one won more than $300 with a single ticket, lottery officials said.
Wednesday’s winning numbers were: 3, 16, 30, 33 and 36. The Powerball drawn was 20 with a Power Play of 3X.
In addition, no one won the secondary, $10 million Double Play drawing on Wednesday. The winning numbers were: 4, 26, 28, 29 and 42. The Double Play Ball drawn was 10.
No one has hit the Powerball jackpot since a $206.9 million ticket was purchased in Westmoreland County, Pennylvania for the Aug. 3 drawing.
The odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are 292,201,388 to 1. A player who buys a $2 ticket has about a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers and win at least $1 million, while the odds are 913,129 to 1 of winning the third prize of at least $50,000.
Powerball is played on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday in 45 states, as well as Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot is worth an estimated $231 million with a cash option of $125.8 million
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