BOSTON, Mass. – As the jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball game drawing jumped to $500 million, lottery ticket holders are dreaming of winning the largest prize in the game's 20-year history.
Are you buying a Powerball ticket?
The odds of winning? Approximately 176 million to one, according to the Massachusetts State Lottery, which is seeing record-setting sales for the multi-state game.
The winner could elect to have payments spread out in annual installments or accept a one-time lump sum of $327 million before taxes. Drawing for the prize is 11:20 p.m. Wednesday.
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