February 25, 2024
A Powerball lottery ticket. Picture through @Forbes Twitter

An extended streak of Powerball drawings with no jackpot winner has pushed the grand prize for Saturday night’s drawing of the multi- state sport to $760 million.

Wednesday’s drawing was the thirty first for the reason that final time a ticket with all six numbers was offered. The numbers drawn Wednesday had been 4, 11, 38, 51, 68 and the Powerball quantity was 5. The jackpot was $700 million.

Saturday’s drawing will happen at 7:59 p.m., however ticket gross sales for that drawing are lower off at 7 p.m. No tickets are offered from 7 to 7:05 p.m., and tickets offered after 7:05 p.m. are eligible for the next draw.

The chances of matching all 5 numbers and the Powerball quantity is 1 in 292.2 million, in accordance with the Multi-State Lottery Affiliation, which conducts the sport. The general probability of profitable a prize is 1 in 24.9.

The Powerball sport is performed in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

–Metropolis Information Service