No Winners in Wednesday Powerball, Saturday Jackpot Jumps to $415 Million

The Powerball is played in 44 states, including Illinois, but no tickets matched all 5 numbers and the Powerball in Wednesday night’s $348 million drawing.


This is the 18th time the current jackpot rolled over. Powerball jackpots start at $40 million, and continue amassing jackpot cash until a player correctly guesses 5 white balls from a pool of 1 through 69, and a Powerball from a pool of 1 through 15.


Two people correctly guessed all 5 white balls, but with a different Powerball. One of these tickets was purchased in Florida, the other in New York. The winnings for the correct 5 number combo is $1 million.


The next Powerball drawing is Saturday, with a current estimated jackpot of $415 million. That number is expected to rise with increased ticket sales.

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