The numbers drawn Saturday night were 11, 17, 21, 23, 32, and the Powerball number was five.
Three tickets with five numbers -- but missing the Powerball number -- were sold in California. One was sold at a 7-Eleven in Long Beach, located in the 1100 block of Redondo Avenue. The other two were sold near San Francisco in Capitola and Sunnyvale.
Those tickets are worth $785,000 each before taxes, according to the Multi-State Lottery
Association, which conducts the game.
Our 3 #Powerball winners that had 5 of 6 numbers without the Powerball number get $785,065 each— California Lottery (@calottery) July 31, 2016
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is one in about 293 million, according to the Powerball website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87.
The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. null