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