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Powerball® Jackpot Currently at $400 Million

9/17/2013

 

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The current estimated jackpot of $400 million for the Wednesday, September 18, Powerball® drawing is the fourth largest in the game’s history.

 

The most recent Powerball® jackpot to reach the $400 million or above mark was the August 7 jackpot of $448.4 million that was shared between three winning tickets in New Jersey and Minnesota. The largest Powerball® jackpot to date of $590.5 million was claimed on May 18 by Gloria Mackenzie of Florida.

 

Powerball is played in 45 U.S. lottery jurisdictions. Powerball is a state lottery game facilitated by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), a government-benefit, non-profit association owned and operated by 33 member U.S. lotteries. MUSL currently coordinates six multi-state games in the United States. Powerball® drawings are Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time. For more information about Powerball®, please visit www.powerball.com.  Powerball® and Power Play® are registered trademarks of the Multi-State Lottery Association.

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