Powerball jackpot raised to $700 million - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Powerball jackpot raised to $700 million

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The estimated jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing has been increased to $700 million.

Lottery officials say it's now the second highest Powerball jackpot in history, as well as the second largest jackpot ever offered in North American history.

The total has only been surpassed by a $1.6 billion world-record jackpot that was offered last year. 

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