The Powerball jackpot rises to an estimated $1.4 billion in tonight’s drawing

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The Powerball jackpot rose Saturday night to $1.4 billion, the third-largest in Powerball history.



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Lottery players have a chance to win big tonight, with… Powerball jackpot win It rose to an estimated $1.4 billion in Saturday’s drawing after there was no jackpot winner on Wednesday.

The jackpot is approximately $614.0 million. According to the Powerball website. Winners can choose to receive their prize in one lump sum payment or in 30 staggered payments over 29 years.

If a lucky player wins the jackpot, he or she will be the winner of the third-largest jackpot in the history of the game. Powerball says the jackpot drawn on Saturday will also be the fifth-largest lottery prize in the United States.

But players shouldn’t get their hopes up too high: the chances of winning the jackpot are just 1 in 292,201,338.00, According to Powerball. The drawing It will be broadcast live 10:59 PM ET on Saturday.

Powerball has not had a jackpot winner since July 19 One ticket sold in California He won a jackpot of $1.08 billion.

Wednesday’s Powerball drawing was the 33rd straight without a jackpot winner. The numbers were 9, 35, 54, 63, 64 and Powerball 1.

It was the largest Powerball jackpot ever $2.04 billion prize He won one lucky ticket in November 2022.

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