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Powerball jackpot up to $320 million

Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is estimated to be $320 million, the 4th largest jackpot in Powerball history.
LITTLE ROCK, AR – Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is estimated to be $320 million, the 4th largest jackpot in Powerball history.

If the jackpot isn’t won, ASL estimates Saturday’s jackpot to be in the neighborhood of $400 million.

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery says in the last 8 months Powerball has generated $8 million for college scholarships. The 5 “jumbo” ($200 million or more) jackpots in the last 12 months have generated more than $10 million is scholarships.

The drawing is Wednesday night at 9:59pm.


Jackpot Records – U.S.

1. $656.0 Million KS, IL, MD; March 30, 2012 Mega Millions
2. $390.0 million GA, NJ; March 6, 2007 Mega Millions
3. $380.0 million ID, WA; Jan. 4, 2011 Mega Millions
4. $365,000,000 NE; Feb. 18, 2006 Powerball
5. $340,000,000 OR; Oct. 19, 2005 Powerball
6. $336,400,000 RI; Feb. 11, 2012 Powerball
7. $336.0 million CA, NY; Aug. 28, 2009 Mega Millions
8. $330.0 million MD, NJ, TX, VA; Aug. 31, 2007 Mega Millions
9. $320,000,000 WEDNESDAY JACKPOT – AUGUST 15, 2012 Powerball
10. $314,900,000 WV; Dec. 25, 2002 Powerball
11. $314,300,000 IN; Aug. 25, 2007 Powerball
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