No winning tickets were sold for the $460 million Powerball drawing.
The winning numbers selected Wednesday night were 2, 18, 37, 39 and 42, and the Powerball number was 12.
The jackpot jumps to an estimated $550 million for Saturday’s drawing. That would make it the nation’s 8th largest lottery prize ever.
Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C.,and the U.S. . The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.
The $550 million prize refers to the annuity option, paid over 29 years. The cash prize would be almost $348 million.
Lottery players also can vie for another giant prize, as thegame’s grand prize will be $418 million in Friday’s drawing.