With no big winners for weeks, Powerball jackpot stacks up

A customer holds a handful of Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquors on Jan. 13, 2016, in San Lorenzo, Calif.


Last Updated May 5, 2016 4:41 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Powerball jackpot has grown even larger.

There was no jackpot winner in Wednesday night's drawing, increasing the prize from $348 million to an estimated $415 million.

While that's not chump change, it's a far cry from the $1.6 billion Powerball prize shared by three winning lottery ticketholders in January, the largest ever jackpot draw in the world. No one has won the full jackpot since March 2.

Powerball says the odds of winning the top prize are one in more than 292 million.

For January's jackpot, winning tickets were purchased in Melbourne Beach, Florida; Munford, Tennessee; and Chino Hills, California.

Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, as well as the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. But residents in the six states that don't participate find ways to get their hands on tickets.

Some of the biggest Powerball sales in January came from cities bordering states that don't sell the tickets, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. The association oversees the Powerball Lottery, but management rotates annually among member states.