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Powerball Jackpot Reaches Record $500 Million

Get your tickets to cash in on the largest Powerball jackpot in history.

Powerball Jackpot Reaches Record $500 Million

If you can manage to get to local stores to buy a Powerball ticket by 9:59 p.m. Wednesday, you could be millions of dollars richer.

The estimated Powerball jackpot was boosted to $500 million today, after previously sitting at $425 million, according to the  Powerball website.

Lottery officials have described this as the largest jackpot in its history with an estimated cash payout of $327.4 million. The previous top windfall of $365 million was claimed by eight co-workers in Lincoln, NE, in 2006.

Powerball numbers on Saturday claimed more than 2 million winners on the Nov. 24 drawing, but no jackpot winners were among the 42 participating states.

There are plenty of places to buy your ticket in the Cranberry area, including, Giant Eagle and Shop n' Save.

Tell us: We know the odds of winning are 1 in 175,000,000, according to lottery officials, but what if you hit the jackpot now, right before the holidays? What would you do with your winnings? 

Click here to learn more about prizes and odds.

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