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Natural State Jackpot at $285,000 for March 17 Draw
LITTLE ROCK, AR - There's lots 'o green up for grabs in the St. Patrick's Day drawing of the Natural State Jackpot (NSJ) tonight.
If a ticket holder matches all five numbers, they'll win $285,000.
In this jackpot run, there have been 43 consecutive nightly drawings without a top prize jackpot winner.
Drawings are held six nights a week (every night except Sunday) at 8 p.m. (CST).
The Natural State Jackpot has been won 20 times since the game began in August 2013.
The largest Natural State Jackpot that has been won to date was $295,000 by a player in Lepanto (Poinsett County) on Jan. 14.
NSJ is similar to Powerball, Mega Millions, and Decades of Dollars. Players choose five numbers between one and 39 and can play the same numbers for up to 20 consecutive draws. Each play costs $1.
Players matching two numbers will win $1; three numbers win $7; four matching numbers win $300, and all five numbers will win the jackpot, guaranteed to be worth at least $25,000. Each night in which there is no big winner, an additional $5,000 is added to the jackpot. If there is more than one jackpot winner, the prize will be equally divided among all the jackpot prize winners. The overall odds of winning are one in nine.