Powerball jackpot balloons to over $1.3 billion

Staff report

No one won Saturday’s Powerball drawing on Saturday, making Wednesday’s drawing at least $1.3 billion.

This is the world’s largest ever lottery jackpot.

Odds to win are one in 292.2 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs Powerball. An official there said 75 percent of all 292.2 million combinations were bought before Saturday’s drawing.

Winning numbers were 16-19-32-34-57 and Powerball number of 13.

25 tickets won $1 million by matching five numbers, and three other tickets won $2 million because they paid extra to multiply smaller prizes.


Wire services contributed to this report

Staff report


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