A ticket with five numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery but missing the Powerball number was sold at a gas station near Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and is worth $608,157.
Another ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, was sold in Florida and is worth $1 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced.
California law requires major payoffs of lottery games to be paid on a pari-mutuel basis.
A Match 5 Winners Power Play ticket was sold in Texas and is worth $2 million.
There were no tickets sold with all six numbers and the estimated jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is expected to grow to $510 million.
The numbers drawn Wednesday were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64 and the Powerball number was 4. The estimated jackpot was $430 million.
The drawing was the 19th 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 Powerball website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87.
The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
In other news, a winning $448M Powerball tickets was sold in Riverside County.