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Nation’s Largest Jackpot Jumps to $800 MILLION
1/8/2016 11:20:06 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (January 8, 2016) – Tomorrow night’s record Powerball® jackpot has leaped to a whopping $800 MILLION amid strong national sales.

The winner can elect to take a one-time cash payment of $496 million.

The odds of winning the jackpot are about 1 in 293 million.

The Lottery urges players to play responsibly.

Powerball® is played in 47 jurisdictions serving a population of over 300 million.

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