Wednesday Powerball jackpot grows to $500 million
11/27/2012 6:58 AM
11/27/2012 12:57 PM
The amount just keeps on growing.
Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot has grown to the biggest payout in the game’s history at $500 million.
For the winner, that means a cash option of $327 million.
The jackpot grew from $425 million to $500 million as a result of brisk ticket sales.
Earlier this year, a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot shattered the U.S. record.
Palmetto State residents can purchase their Powerball tickets until 9:59 p.m. Wednesday, ahead of the 10:59 drawing. Odds of winning are one in 176 million.
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