Powerball jackpot nears record

The Powerball jackpot for this Saturday's drawing now stands at $475 million. Credit: Getty Images
The Powerball jackpot for this Saturday’s drawing now stands at $475 million.
Credit: Getty Images

No one won Powerball’s $360 million jackpot Wednesday night.

The multi-state lottery’s jackpot now stands at $475 million, according to Powerball.com. The next drawing is Saturday night.

The numbers for Wednesday’s drawing were 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 and a Powerball of 32.

At $475 million annuity, the Powerball jackpot is at its second-highest level ever. The cash option is currently projected to pay out more than $302 million to a jackpot winner.

The largest Powerball jackpot ever was $587.5 million.

Powerball tickets are sold in 43 states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Each ticket costs $2.

While there were no jackpot winners in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, 2,699,821 players will split $46,912,370 in prizes, according to the lottery website.



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