Text leads to Mega Millions win for Virginia woman

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Wednesday's winning Powerball numbers were 2, 21, 45, 53 and 56 with a Powerball of 22.

Lottery players will have a shot at the fourth-largest jackpot in USA history as numbers are drawn for the estimated $750 million Powerball game.

Powerball has climbed since the last winning ticket took home the jackpot in NY in August.

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That means the drawing on Saturday Oct. 27 will be worth $750 million with a cash option of $428.6 million. The ticket was sold in SC.

Only one ticket matched all six numbers in the Mega Million drawing on Tuesday night. He was rushed to the hospital with a broken hip - and no lottery ticket. It's not immediately clear if there is a victor for the fourth-largest jackpot in USA history.

It comes after one ticket sold in SC matched all six numbers on Tuesday in the United States' other main lottery, the Mega Millions, to win a jackpot of $1.537 billion, just short of a world record.

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The jaw-dropping jackpot failed to break the record for lottery winnings, held by the $1.586 billion Powerball prize in January 2016. His ticket did not match the Mega Ball, but did match all five of the white ball numbers.

The odds of winning a jackpot remain abysmal at 1 in 302.5 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball.

States receive a percentage of lottery ticket sales and use the money to support public schools or to meet other needs.

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