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Powerball Jackpot Powers Up to $1.55 Billion

425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers
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The Powerball jackpot is still rising and is now the third largest in the history of the game, officials say.

The Powerball jackpot now stands at an estimated $1.55 billion for the next drawing scheduled on Monday, Oct. 9 at about 11 p.m.

Anyone who wins the jackpot for Monday's Powerball drawing will have the choice between an annuitized prize worth an estimated $1.55 billion or a lump sum payment estimated at $679.8 million.

Officials say Monday’s estimated jackpot ranks as the third largest in the Powerball game and fourth-largest among U.S. lottery jackpots.

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No One Wins Jackpot For Saturday's Drawing

Powerball Jackpot Reaches A Record $1.9 Billion
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The jackpot increased after nobody hit Saturday's jackpot, which was worth about $1.4 billion.

Saturday night's numbers were white balls 47, 54, 57, 60, 65 and red Powerball 19. The Power Play® multiplier was 3X.

Powerball officials note over 4.5 million winning tickets were sold across the country, including ten tickets with $1 million prizes.

"The upcoming drawing on Monday will be the 35th drawing in the jackpot run, and the first time in Powerball history that back-to-back jackpot cycles have generated billion-dollar grand prizes. The Powerball jackpot was previously won on July 19, when a ticket in California won a jackpot worth $1.08 billion," Powerball states.

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