COLUMBIA - People across the country rushed into stores Wednesday to buy lottery tickets for the $550 million Powerball jackpot, the largest in history.
The winning numbers from the Powerball are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball 6.
Managers at HyVee on Nifong Boulevard in Columbia tell KOMU-8 News they sold over 1,200 Powerball tickets on Wednesday.
There have been 16 drawings without a winner. But Powerball officials said before Wednesday's drawing there was a 75% chance someone would win on the 17th try.
The chances of winning Wednesday's record jackpot is 1:175,223,510.