LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The jackpot for the next Powerball drawing has climbed above a half-billion dollars.

What would you do with $535 million? That's how much the jackpot is the next drawing this Saturday, Aug. 19. 

The cash option is $340.1 million before taxes. 

The largest Powerball jackpot was just over $1.5 billion in January of 2013. Three winning tickets matched all five numbers and the Powerball to claim that jackpot. 

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