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Powerball jackpot hits $650 million, the 2nd-largest in history: report

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Get your tickets before the Wednesday draw.
If anyone holds the winning Powerball ticket on Wednesday’s draw (Aug. 23) , they’ll get the rights to boast about having the second-largest jackpot in the game’s history.
That means they’ll score a $650 million prize, according to a Reuters report .
Odds of your ticket being the winner? One in 292 million.
The last Powerball drawing came on Saturday, and the numbers drawn were 17,19,39,43,68, with a special Powerball number of 13 and a Power Play of 4X. But there were no winners. If there had been one, the jackpot winner would have earned the fifth-largest Powerball in its history.
Still, if there’s no winner again, this Powerball pot has a ways to go before catching up to the highest earnings of all time: Nearly $1.6 billion, which occurred in 2016 and was split between three tickets.
Click here to read the full story from Reuters via NBC News.

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