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$1 million lottery ticket sold in New Orleans metro area

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night. But a Powerball ticket sold in Montegut matched five numbers and its worth $1 million.

Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $1.8 million prize, which will rise to an estimated $1.875 million for Saturday.

Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $40 million jackpot. The prize goes to an estimated $50 million for Saturday.

The Easy 5 drawing rises to an estimated $60,000 after none of the tickets matched all five numbers drawn for Wednesday's $50,000 jackpot.

Winning numbers drawn Wednesday were:

Powerball: 9-11-14-16-42, Powerball: 19, Power Play: 2

Easy 5: 1-8-24-27-34

Lotto: 4-7-17-22-29-34

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