Dec 21, 2009 10:20 AM by Associated Press

Lucky powerball ticket wins 1 million dollars

A Colorado ticket holder came close, but no one matched all six of the numbers drawn to win Saturday's Powerball jackpot worth $92.9 million.

The winning numbers were 17-24-39-41-and-47. The Powerball was 21 and the multiplier was 3.

A Colorado Power Play ticket, and another sold in Indiana, matched the first five numbers only to win $1 million each.

The jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $106 million for Wednesday.

Powerball was created in 1992 and launched in Colorado in 2001.It's now played in 31 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


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