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Big Lottery jackpot tonight — three-quarters of a billion dollars up for grabs in Powerball drawing

Kentucky Lottery

Don’t forget about tonight’s enormous POWERBALL® jackpot. POWERBALL stands at an estimated $750 million. The cash option for the estimated $750 million POWERBALL jackpot is $465.5 million.

This is the 3rd largest jackpot in Powerball history and the 4th largest among lottery jackpots in North America.  
Players pick five White Balls and one Red Powerball when filling out a play slip or they can choose the Quick Pick option where the computer chooses their numbers.

There are nine ways to win with POWERBALL.
Match 5 + Powerball = $750 Million Jackpot!             
Match 5 + No Match = $1,000,000                       
Match 4 + Powerball = $50,000
Match 4 + No Match = $100                                  
Match 3 + Powerball = $100
Match 3 + No Match = $7                                     
Match 2 + Powerball = $7
Match 1 + Powerball = $4                                      
No Match + Powerball = $4
A lot of new players get in the game when the POWERBALL jackpot is high and don’t realize there are nine ways to win. 

The Kentucky Lottery always encourage players to check their tickets. Most retailers have self-ticket checkers so players can check their tickets themselves to see if they have won a prize. 
Tickets for tonight’s $750 million POWERBALL drawing are just $2 each and can be purchased at any of the Kentucky Lottery’s retailers or online at kylottery.com until 9:58 p.m. ET/8:58 p.m. CT.

Powerball® drawings are held at 10:58 p.m. ET/9:58 p.m. CT on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  

This is the fourth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot and third-largest Powerball jackpot.

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