Powerball ticket matching 5 of 5 numbers sold in Bay Area, worth more than $1.5 million

The Powerball jackpot is now at $800 million for the next drawing after no ticket matched all six numbers in Wednesday's drawing.

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Thursday, October 27, 2022
Powerball ticket worth more than $1.5M sold in Bay Area
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Two lucky Powerball players in California including the Bay Area matched 5 of 5 numbers in Wednesday night's draw, worth more than $1.5 million each.

LOS GATOS, Calif. (KGO) -- Two lucky Powerball players in California including the Bay Area matched 5 of 5 numbers in Wednesday night's draw, worth more than $1.5 million each, according to the California Lottery.

One ticket was sold at a 76 gas station on 15380 Los Gatos Blvd. in Los Gatos. The second ticket was sold at a CVS on 11428 Kenyon Way in Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernandino County.

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The Powerball jackpot is now at $800 million for the next drawing after no ticket matched all six numbers in Wednesday's drawing.

That makes it the second largest prize in the history of the game.

There have been no winner after 36 drawings straight. The next drawing is Saturday.

The winning numbers for Wednesday were: 19-36-37-46-56, Powerball 24 , Power Play: 2

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Saturday's jackpot has a cash value of $383.7 million.

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The biggest all-time lottery jackpot was a $1.5863 billion Powerball prize in 2016.

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Powerball is played in 45 states. Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292 million.

10 biggest Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots won in US lottery history

1. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)

2. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

3. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

4. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)

5. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)

6. $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug. 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

7. $731.1 million, Powerball, Jan. 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)

8. $699.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 4, 2021 (one ticket, from California)

9. $687.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)

10. $656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)