Powerball jackpot now at $625M - the 4th-highest prize in history

Mega Millions lottery drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays

Mega Millions lottery drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays

Powerball fever is sweeping the country as Saturday's jackpot will be the seventh-highest jackpot ever and the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot at an estimated $625 million.

The numbers picked in Saturday night's drawing are 24, 25, 52, 60 and 66, with a Powerball of 5. It is the fourth largest jackpot in US lottery history.

On Wednesday, four tickets sold in the states of Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey and SC matched all five white balls but not the Powerball to win $1 million.

Powerball's largest jackpot winners include a $1.6 billion jackpot in January 2016 and a $758.7 million jackpot in August 2017.

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Powerball games start at $40 million and the payout increases each drawing until someone wins the jackpot.

Tonight's Powerball is expected to reach at least $625 million. After taxes Bailey, 67, walked away with a check for $125 million. It's roughly a 11,688,053-to-1 shot to match five numbers but not the Powerball.

If you only match one of the white balls tonight, you won't win any money. You can get a hundred bucks by matching either four white balls or three white balls and the Powerball, and if you match four white balls plus the Powerball you'd get $50,000.

Mega Millions drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays and are offered in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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