Powerball jackpot at $290 million after no winner
NEW YORK -- The biggest Powerball jackpot of the summer keeps rising after no one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing.
The numbers were 8 - 24- 39 - 49 -59 and the Powerball number was 5.
The jackpot now stands at $290 million, with a cash payout of $168 million.
While no one took home the big prize, 7 players matched the first five numbers to win $1 million, including one winner from New York and one from Connecticut.
You can see the next drawing Saturday night on Eyewitness News at 11 o'clock.
Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com
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