$600000-plus Powerball lottery ticket sold in Los Angeles

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While there was no Powerball jackpot victor Wednesday night, someone in the Houston area is waking up with an extra $2 million in their bank account this morning after matching 5 numbers on their ticket.

The jackpot is the fifth highest jackpot in the game's 25-year history.

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing has jumped to over a half-billion dollars.

The cash payout for the jackout is an estimated $342.2 million.

But don't despair yet: A single ticket sold in IL matched all six numbers in Friday's Mega Millions lottery drawing with a jackpot worth $393 million.

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Powerball tickets for tonight's drawing can be purchased throughout the state and online at MichiganLottery.com until 9:45 p.m. for $2 each.

Purchasing the $1 Power Play option allows a victor to increase lower-tier prizes by a factor of 2, 3, 4 or 5, depending on the Power Play number drawn. The jackpot and the Match 5 prize are not multiplied by this number.

The cash option would pay you more than $324 million.

Currently, a player's chances to pick six winning numbers stand at about one in 292 million.

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