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Powerball grows to $625 million after no winners in latest drawing

Powerball grows to $625 million after no winners in latest drawing
Posted at 12:51 PM, Mar 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-21 12:51:14-04

The new jackpot is the fourth largest Powerball in history and the seventh largest in US lottery history.

Bad news: No one won Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing.

Good news: Now you have a chance at an even bigger jackpot.

There were no winners in the drawing on Wednesday night, so the next drawing will be Saturday.

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But instead of the previous jackpot of $550 million, Powerball says there will be an estimated $625 million up for grabs. That makes it the fourth largest Powerball in history and the seventh largest in US lottery history, according to a news release from the Multi-State Lottery Association.

According to Powerball’s website, if you were to stack the jackpot in $100 bills, it would reach a height between that of One World Trade Center in New York City and Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

Sure, your odds of winning the grand prize are 1 in 292,201,338…but there are longer shots.

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