Powerball Jackpot Rises To Whopping $535 Million, Drawing Set For Saturday Night
By Space Coast Daily // August 19, 2017
tickets must be purchased by 10:59 p.m. saturday
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The next Powerball jackpot, which is now a whopping $535 million, drawing is set for 10:59 p.m. tonight.
This jackpot is projected to be the fifth largest in the game’s history, and the eighth largest in U.S. lottery history.
The Powerball grand prize started at $40 million on June 14 and 19 drawings later with no jackpot winner has emerged.
The single winner lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been estimated to be $338.8 million.
A player’s chances to pick six winning numbers is estimated to be about one in 292 million.
Powerball is currently played in 44 states plus Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
Earlier this year, a Powerball jackpot of $447.8 million was won by a single winner in California.
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