Could you be the multi-million dollar winner?
Saturday’s Powerball jackpot has reached $600 million, the highest jackpot in the game’s history. The announcement was made Friday afternoon, just a few days after strong sales prompted lottery officials to bump Saturday’s Powerball jackpot from $475 million to $550 million. Not only is the current $600 million jackpot the largest in Powerball history, it is the second largest jackpot in U.S. history. The Powerball winner can opt to receive 30 graduated payments over 29 years or collect a $376 million cash payout. Powerball tickets are $2.
Georgia Lottery says it's the largest jackpot in the game's history.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Who wants to be a $500 millionaire? The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is estimated at $500 million, a record-breaking figure for the multi-state lottery game, according to the Georgia Lottery. “The Powerball jackpot has soared to a record amount, which is exciting for players and important for the educational programs we fund,” said Georgia Lottery Corporation President and CEO Debbie D. Alford in a press release. “Georgia Lottery players have a chance to win big, and the students of Georgia certainly win big with every ticket purchased.” Wednesday’s jackpot has grown to a record pot because no one has matched the winning numbers in 15 straight drawings. The numbers for Saturday’s $325 million drawing were 22, 32, 37, 44, 50 …