Powerball jackpot climbs to $400 million


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No one matched all six numbers in this weekend’s Powerball lottery and the jackpot has climbed to $400 million. The winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing were 21, 24, 36, 42, 45 and a Powerball of 15.

Lottery officials report that there were a few people who matched the five regular numbers in Georgia, California, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Washington State. Each ticket is worth $1 million.

In Florida and Texas there were even a few people who won $2 million Saturday night for matching five of the six winning numbers and paying extra for the PowerPlay option on their tickets.

The next drawing will be Wednesday, August 7 and the $400 million jackpot has a $213 million cash payout after taxes.

-danielle canada

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