Mass. Powerball Sales are Skyrocketing
Sales for tonight's Powerball drawing continue to rise in Massachusetts and across the country with the current jackpot estimated at $900 million.
As of noon Saturday, Massachusetts Powerball sales were at $15,000 per minute, according to the Mass. State Lottery Twitter account.
Total sales for this drawing have reached near $20 million, a single game record in Massachusetts.
Tonight's drawing will take place at 11:20 p.m., but the betting pool closes at 9:50 p.m., according to the State's Lottery website.
Let's take a look at your odds of winning tonight:
|5||+||1||1 in 292,201,338.00||JACKPOT|
|5||1 in 11,688,053.52||$1,000,000|
|4||+||1||1 in 913,129.18||$50,000|
|4||1 in 36.525.16||$100|
|3||+||1||1 in 14,842.11||$100|
|3||1 in 579.76||$7|
|2||+||1||1 in 701.32||$7|
|1||+||1||1 in 91.97||$4|
|0||+||1||1 in 38.32||$4|
Tonight's $900 million jackpot has an estimated cash option of $558 million, which still isn't too bad.
If the jackpot isn't hit tonight, the pool will continue to grow and another drawing will take place Wednesday night.