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01-05-2022 Wednesday Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $610 Million

Charleston, W.Va. – Due to continued high volume of play and unmatched numbers, Wednesday’s jackpot for Powerball has again climbed, reaching $610 million, or $434.2 million in cash value. Wednesday’s jackpot currently ranks at the 7th largest in Powerball history. The drawing will be the 40th in the jackpot run, one away from tying a game record for consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner. The Powerball jackpot was last hit on October 4, 2021, which went into 41 drawings. Tickets… View Article