LOS ANGELES – Please double-check your lottery tickets!
As the Powerball drawing eagerly anticipates its next potential billionaire, a lottery ticket matching five numbers, worth approximately $1.3 million, has been sold in California.
According to the California Lottery’s official website, a solitary ticket, successfully matching five out of the six winning numbers, was purchased at Town & Country Market, situated at 600 Post Street in San Francisco. This fortunate ticket holds a value of $1,311,695.
The winning numbers for the Saturday night drawing were 47, 54, 57, 60, 65, with the Powerball number being 19.
In the event that this particular ticket doesn’t belong to you, there is still a glimmer of hope. Nobody has managed to match all six numbers so far. This results in the Powerball jackpot surging to an astounding $1.55 billion, ranking as the fourth-largest jackpot in history.
The previous jackpot winner claimed their prize on July 19th. This ongoing streak falls short of the 41 consecutive draws witnessed in 2021 and 2022.
To put things in perspective, the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are an astonishing 1 in 292.2 million.
The next drawing is scheduled for Monday, October 9th, so be sure to keep an eye out for those winning numbers!