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Powerball Jackpot Grows to Almost $300 Million

Powerball Jackpot Grows to Almost $300 Million

Once again the Powerball lottery jackpot is growing to epic proportions. After another draw went by with no winner the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is estimated to be a massive $284 million.

Powerball Jackpot Grows to Almost $300 Million

For the eighth time in a row the Powerball jackpot went unclaimed last weekend which means that an estimated $284 million is up for grabs this Wednesday.

There have been a few smaller winners in recent weeks. A ticket in New Jersey won a $10,000 last Wednesday and the week before that the state also had a $1 million winner. After the win New Jersey’s Lottery’s Executive Director Carole Hedinger said, “Congratulations to the fortunate lottery player who purchased the winning ticket. The lucky player now joins the growing ranks of New Jersey Powerball winners.”

As the jackpot grows, more people are expected to buy tickets; this means that Wednesday’s prize could easily exceed the predicted $284 million.

Florida’s lottery players have a double opportunity to win big this week after the Florida Lotto rolled over to create an $8 million jackpot for the upcoming draw. The state’s residents have had some success; one ticket won $1 million in the Powerball last week while thirty-two residents won $4,397.50 in the Florida Lotto.

However, regardless of where you live in America, as long as you can purchase a Powerball by Wednesday night, you’re in with the chance to win a fantastic prize.

OCA News Editor

With a background in game development spanning 8 years, Sam Peterson is OCA’s leading authority in the world of online gaming. His focuses include new releases and gaming providers.




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