TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Powerball jackpot has soared to an estimated $570 million for Saturday’s drawing.
It is the 5th largest Powerball jackpot ever and the 7th largest in U.S. lottery jackpot history, according to the Kansas Lottery.
The $550 million prize refers to the annuity option, paid over 29 years. The cash prize would be almost $358.5 million.
Lottery players also can vie for another giant prize, as the Mega Millions game’s grand prize will be $450 million in Friday’s drawing. It is the 4th largest Mega Millions jackpot ever and the 10th largest in U.S. lottery jackpot history.