No Powerball winner; next jackpot worth $510M

With no grand prize winner on Wednesday, Saturday's Powerball lottery payout will be at least $510 million. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Aug. 17 (UPI) — No one became a $432 million richer overnight.

Officials said no tickets in the United States hit on all five Powerball lotto numbers in Wednesday night’s draw. That means the next drawing Saturday will offer more than a half-billion dollars — $510 million — or a cash option of $324 million.

Although Wednesday’s results – 9, 15, 43, 60 and 64, with 4 for the Powerball number — yielded no grand prize winner, tickets hitting five of the six matching numbers, worth $1 million each, were sold in California, Texas and Florida.

Officials said the Texas ticket holder played the power play option, which increased the winnings to $2 million.

Wednesday’s jackpot was the ninth largest in the history of the game. Saturday’s will be the fourth largest. The all-time largest jackpot was last year’s near $1.6 billion prize.

Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The odds of winning are 1 in 292.2 million.


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