$1.5B Powerball Saturday

Nobody Wins Wednesday, Could Set Record Jackpot
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13:  A sign advertises the Powerball jackpoy
outside of a magazine store on January 13, 2016 in New York City. After no winners were declared in recent drawings, Wednesday night's $1.5-billion jackpot is the biggest in lottery history. Powerball is played in 44 states and three U.S. territories.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The Powerball jackpot has almost reached the biggest payout in history ahead of the next drawing on Saturday.
  • No ticket matched the six numbers in the latest drawing on Nov. 2, pushing the jackpot to $1.5 billion. That figure is the second-highest in Powerball history after the $1.586 billion that was split between three winners from Tennessee, Florida and California in 2016 in the highest U.S. lottery payout in history.

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