Once again, no one nationwide matched all the winning Powerball numbers, pushing Wednesday’s jackpot to $301 million with a cash option of $191.4 million.
The numbers drawn were: 23, 31, 42, 50 and 57; the Powerball was 5. The $1 million New Jersey ticket matched five numbers but not the Powerball. Six other tickets are also worth $1 million. One was sold in each of the following states: Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma and Virginia.
The $1 million Mega Millions ticket bought here was the only one sold across the country to match five numbers. No one hit the jackpot, pushing the top prize for Tuesday’s drawing to $39 million with a cash option of $24 million. The winning numbers were: 3, 8, 38, 51 and 64. The Mega Ball was 4.
Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands; Mega Millions tickets can be bought in 44 states as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.