Powerball Jackpot Grows To Largest Ever
KSAL Staff - Sun 09:31 PM 11/25/2012
The Powerball lottery jackpot is growing to its largest ever.
According to the Kansas Lottery, there was no grand prize winner Saturday in the Powerball game. The top prize will now increase to about $425 million for the next drawing, the largest jackpot ever for the game. And,the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing could go even higher than the estimated $425 million because sales pick up in the days before record drawings.
The previous top Powerball prize was $365 was won in Nebraska back in February of 2006 by a group of eight workers from a meat processing plant. Also in February of 2006 an Abilene woman won big in the Powerball game, taking home $667,142.
The Powerball numbers for Saturday were 22-32-37-44-50, and the Powerball was 34.
Powerball tickets are sold in Kansas everywhere Kansas Lottery tickets are sold. Odds of winning the grand prize are 1 in 146 million. Odds of winning any prize at all are 1 in 70.