Nearly $600,000 Powerball Lottery Ticket With Five Numbers Sold in Hemet

Nearly $600,000 Powerball Lottery Ticket With Five Numbers Sold in Hemet

Taylor Martinez

HEMET (CNS) – A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, in Wednesday evening’s multi-state Powerball lottery drawing was sold at a gas station/convenience store in Hemet and is worth $599,443.

There were no tickets sold with all six numbers and the estimated jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is expected to grow to $97 million, the Multi- State Lottery Association, which conducts the game announced.

The numbers drawn Wednesday were 27, 47, 61, 62, 69 and the Powerball number was 4. The jackpot was $87 million.

The drawing was the 10th 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 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.

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