$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Lexington; jackpot swells to $430 million

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Lexington; jackpot swells to $430 million

Nobody matched all six Powerball numbers during Wednesday evening's drawings, so the jackpot rolls again.

The numbers drawn were: 03-57-64-68-69 and the Powerball number was 15.

Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C. On July 1, 2016.

Because no tickets matched all the Powerball numbers and the Power Play number drawn Wednesday night, the jackpot for the next drawing has jumped to an estimated $430 million.

Dreams of being a billionaire are now in reach, thanks to the Mega Millions. The odds for Mega Millions, meanwhile, is 302,575,350 to 1.

"The lottery officials who run Mega Millions tweaked the rules and odds of the game in October previous year to make jackpots pay out less frequently, spurring their monster growth", Ascienzo, who has studied lottery ticket purchase data from 2012 to 2018, tells FOX Business.

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"Since these changes, three of the six largest Mega Millions jackpots have been paid out", he says.

Tickets for Mega Millions are also $2, and the deadline is 10:50 p.m. ET in most states.

One ticket with the Powerplay option is worth $150,000.

The Mega Millions jackpot has been accumulating since July 24, when it was won by a California office pool of 11 co-workers who shared the $543 million, making it the largest prize ever won on a single ticket in the game.

Winners can remain anonymous in six states-Delaware, Kansas, Maryland, North Dakota, Ohio, and SC.

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