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Powerball jackpot up to $550 million

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Americans from coast to coast are hoping for a big payoff Wednesday tonight. Tickets for the Powerball drawing have been selling today at a rate of 130,000 a minute nationwide.

The record jackpot was boosted to $500 million on Tuesday and raised again Wednesday morning to $550 million.

A winner taking the cash option would get $360.2 million before taxes.

The numbers are an estimate and could be increased again as the drawing nears.

Powerball officials say they now believe there is a 75 percent chance that the winning combination of numbers will be drawn Wednesday night.

Check lottery numbers every night on 13abc.com. You can also watch the drawing live at powerballlive.com.

 

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