Published: Thu, June 08, 2017
Markets | By Noel Gibbs

Powerball reaches $375 million dollar jackpot

Powerball reaches $375 million dollar jackpot

Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot has increased to $375 million with a cash option of $235.4 million.

A huge Powerball jackpot will be up for grabs when the numbers are drawn tonight. There are eight other prize tiers in each draw that could win you big bucks as well.

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Wednesday's jackpot is the second highest since the $435 million jackpot won on February 22. One of the Florida tickets is worth $2 million since the victor spent an extra $1 to exercise the Powerplay option. A person from Arizona who chose to remain anonymous hit the $60 million jackpot on April 1. As with all Lottery products, players must be 18 years of age or older to purchase POWERBALL tickets.

The last MI player to win the Powerball jackpot was Julie Leach, of Three Rivers.

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The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338, according to the New York Lottery. A player also has an approximately 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers but not the Powerball.

The drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday and will be broadcast live on WABC-7. Powerball is played in 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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