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Estimated Powerball jackpot grows to $403M on Thanksgiving

5 months 4 weeks 2 days ago November 24, 2016 Nov 24, 2016 Thursday, November 24 2016 November 24, 2016 11:05 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: ApNewsNow

DES MOINES - The Powerball jackpot is on the upswing again, growing to more than $400 million on the Thanksgiving holiday.

The jackpot was an estimated $403 million Thursday after no winning numbers were selected in a Wednesday night drawing. The next drawing is scheduled Saturday night, and the jackpot could grow in the meantime.

The prize is on the brink of becoming one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history if it keeps rolling with no lucky winners. A record-setting $1.6 billion jackpot was reached in January.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are one in 292.2 million. The popular game is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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