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$4 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida

07 January 2018, 10:04 | Damon Campbell

Powerball jackpot climbs to $550M; Mega Millions to $445M

Three Powerball tickets sold in SE Louisiana worth tens of thousands

Lottery officials said the jackpot will grow to an estimated $550 million for Saturday night's drawing, which would make it the eighth largest lottery prize in USA history.

The jackpot in the US Powerball draw has jumped to an estimated US$550 million (NZ$773 million) after no winning tickets were selected on Wednesday (Thursday NZ Time).

The top prize for the 10:59 p.m. drawing stands at $460 million with a cash option of $291 million.

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No one has hit the Powerball jackpot since October 25, when a player in Louisiana won a $191 million jackpot, the game said.

The $550 million prize ranks as the sixth-largest all-time in Powerball jackpots. That's when a family in Louisiana won $191.1 million. It's the biggest prize won by a single ticket in the United States. After taxes, Wanczyk received a check for $336,350,655. If someone opts to take the lump sum amount if they win, they'll walk away with $347.9 million. The game is offered in 44 states, the Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

There's another jackpot to vie for Friday night: the Mega Millions and its $418 million prize.



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