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Powerball won in New Jersey; No Lotto or Easy 5 winners in Louisiana


BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Lottery officials say a winning ticket sold in New Jersey has won Wednesday's $40 million Powerball drawing.

The top price for Saturday's drawing will be $40 million.

There were no big winners in the Louisiana Lotto or Easy 5 drawings.

Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $275,000 prize. The prize will rise to an estimated $300,000 for the next drawing, on Saturday.

Also, the lottery says, no one won the $80,000 Easy 5 jackpot. Saturday's drawing will be worth $90,000.

Wednesday night's winning numbers are:

—Powerball: 7-19-23-50-54, Powerball: 14, Power Play: 2

(seven, nineteen, twenty-three, fifty, fifty-four; Powerball: fourteen; Power Play: two)

—Lotto: 2-18-24-26-28-33

(two, eighteen, twenty-four, twenty-six, twenty-eight, thirty-three)

—Easy 5: 6-24-33-34-36

(six, twenty-four, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-six)

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