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Powerball® Jackpot Raised to $550 MILLION
5/16/2013 2:15:07 PM

COLUMBIA, SC (May 16, 2013) – The advertised Powerball® jackpot has been raised to $550 MILLION for Saturday night’s drawing, knocking on the door of the record $587 million jackpot posted last year.

The winner stands to accept a cash option of $350 million.

According to a statement issued by Powerball®, the adjustment is an indication of Powerball® fever sweeping the nation. The jackpot could potentially be raised again tomorrow as excitement builds.

The odds of winning the jackpot are about one in 176 million. Please play responsibly.

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