Powerball jackpot up to $285M

Powerball jackpot up to $285M

ILLINOIS (KFVS) - The Powerball jackpot is at $285 million for Saturday's drawing, it has been rolling since the Wednesday, December 21 drawing.

According to the Illinois Lottery, there was not a jackpot winner on Wednesday, although Illinois players did win more than 33,900 prizes, ranging from $4 to $200.

Some quick Powerball facts include:

  • Current jackpot at $285 million; cash value of $172.5 million
  • Jackpots start at $40 million
  • Plays cost $2 each
  • Overall odds of winning the jackpot - 1:292,201,338
  • Drawings are at 9:59 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday

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