No Powerball victor; jackpot jumps to $510 million

Aug 18, 2017, 00:44
No Powerball victor; jackpot jumps to $510 million

The next drawing will be Saturday, so you still have time to go get your hands on a ticket.

That ended Friday, when a ticket in IL matched all Mega Millions numbers, making it worth an estimated $393 million, the fifth largest in the game's history.

There was no overall victor in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, sending the jackpot soaring past $500 million.

Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.

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The Powerball jackpot will continue to climb, because no winners were announced after Wednesday night's drawing.

Six tickets were sold that are worth $50,000.

The largest ever was the $1.6 billion grand prize snagged by three winning tickets on January 13, 2016.

After that, the winning ticket payouts fall sharply. It has had many $2 million winners, however, and others have won smaller prizes. The current jackpot run started on June 14.

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But if you do win, there are two ways you can collect the cash. The chance of matching four numbers and Powerball is 1 in 913,129.

Two tickets worth $50,000 were sold in Rhode Island, and five tickets also worth $50,000 were sold in MA.

The jackpot for Mega Millions, another multi-state contest, stands at $20 million after a winning $393 million ticket was sold in IL; that ticket was claimed.

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