Powerball $550M jackpot second largest in U.S. history
The Powerball jackpot has soared to $550 million after no one matched the winning numbers Wednesday.
The prize is the second largest Powerball jackpot of all time, ABC News reported.
The drawing is at 10:59 p.m. Saturday and to win the entire jackpot, players must match all five numbers and the red Powerball. The estimated cash value of the prize is $350.1 million, according to Powerball’s website.
Over the course of Thursday, the jackpot has increased $75 million from the original $475 million reported earlier in the day.
The winning numbers for the Wednesday drawing were: 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 and a Powerball of 32. The jackpot was $360 million for the Wednesday drawing. Tickets in Delaware and Pennsylvania won $5 million and there were 16 states that had $1 million winners, according to Powerball's website. Powerball's largest jackpot to date was $587.5 million in November. Two other jackpots in the past year have topped $300 million.