Powerball Drawing Fails to Produce Jackpot Winner; Grand Prize Climbs to $1.3 Billion

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The estimated Powerball jackpot climbed to $1.3 billion after Saturday night's much-anticipated drawing, whose results failed to match all six numbers on any of the lottery tickets sold, officials said.

The Powerball jackpot climbed to a record $900 million on Jan. 9, 2016. (Credit: Erin Myers / KTLA)

The Powerball jackpot climbed to a record $900 million on Jan. 9, 2016. (Credit: Erin Myers / KTLA)

By the time the winning numbers -- 32, 16, 19, 57, 34, with a Powerball number of 13 -- were announced at 7:59 p.m. Saturday, the jackpot was worth $949 million, making it the biggest one in U.S. history, a statement from the California Lottery said.

Tickets sold in fourteen states matched five of the six numbers in the drawing, according to Powerball.com, a Multi-State Lottery Association website. Those tickets were each worth $1 million.

Six of them were sold in California -- in Fremont, Stockton, Nice, Dana Point, Nipton, and Mountain Pass, state lottery officials said.

In total, the drawing produced 18,315,365 winning tickets worth $159,080,965, according to Powerball.com.

Six new numbers will be drawn on Jan. 13, for a jackpot that was worth about $1.3 billion, the website said, adding that the one-time cash payment value of that prize was $806 million.

The jackpot had skyrocketed on Saturday morning, two days after no one matched all five numbers and the Powerball number to win the game's $500 million prize on Wednesday night.

One person in New Mexico took home a $2 million prize from Wednesday's drawing; a dozen other players, including one in California, matched 5 numbers to win $1 million each, according to the Powerball website.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are about 1 in 292 million.

The jackpot was $800 million on Friday, but shortly after 8 a.m. on Saturday, the California Lottery tweeted it had increased significantly yet again.

Previously, the biggest prize in lottery history was won back in 2012, when three winning tickets split a Mega Million draw that had ballooned to $656 million on March 30. The three lucky winners were from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland, according to the release.

The largest Powerball jackpot prior to Saturday night's drawing was $590.5 million. A single ticket in Florida matched all six numbers to take home the grand prize on May 18, 2013.

Powerball is a multi-state game played in California and 43 other states, plus Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Drawings are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:59 p.m. PST, with ticket sales suspended approximately an hour before the draw.