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Biggest lottery prize in over 8 months up for grabs in Saturday Powerball drawing

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(CBS NEWS)

The most important lottery prize in additional than eight months shall be up for grabs in Saturday evening’s Powerball drawing.

The Powerball jackpot has slowly climbed to an estimated $635 million due to 39 consecutive drawings with out a grand prize winner, a document streak for the sport courting again to June 5. There hasn’t been an even bigger Powerball jackpot since a $731.1 million prize was received on January 20. Saturday’s grand prize could be the tenth largest U.S. lottery jackpot ever received.

Since August 23, Powerball drawings have been held 3 times per week to extend curiosity and develop prizes extra rapidly. Drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. EDT.

One factor that hasn’t modified, although, are the lengthy odds of successful the jackpot: one in 292.2 million.

The estimated jackpot quantity refers to winners who choose to be paid by an annuity over 29 years. Most winners choose the money choice, which for Saturday’s drawing could be an estimated $450 million earlier than taxes.

Powerball is performed in 45 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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