Saturday’s Powerball® Jackpot Increased to an Estimated $300 MillionAugust 2, 2013
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave announced today that the Multi-State Lottery Association has increased the estimated Powerball® jackpot for Saturday’s drawing to $300 million, due to strong sales across the nation.
The current estimated Powerball® jackpot annuity amount now stands $300 million with a $172.7 million cash option.
Powerball is played in 45 U.S. lottery jurisdictions. Powerball is a state lottery game facilitate by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), a government-benefit, non-profit association owned and operated by 33 member U.S. lotteries. MUSL currently coordinates six multi-state games in the United States. Powerball® drawings are Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time, 9:59 p.m. Central Time, 8:59 p.m. Mountain Time and 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time. For more information about Powerball®, please visit www.powerball.com.
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