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Powerball jumps to $150M for Wednesday’s drawing

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ATLANTA – The Powerball jackpot has jumped to an estimated $150 million to a single winner for tonight’s drawing.

The Powerball jackpot began rolling March 26 and has rolled eight times.

Powerball offers two jackpot payment options: the $150 million annuity prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $87 million.

Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Players can add the Power Play feature for an additional $1 per play to increase non-jackpot prize winnings.

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $15.3 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.6 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.3 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

POWERBALL

Draw Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Estimated Jackpot Amount: $150 million

Annuity Amount: Jackpot prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments

Cash Option Amount: Approximately $87 million

Cost to Play: $2 per play; an additional $1 per play to add the Power Play multiplier

Drawings: 11 p.m. (ET) every Wednesday and Saturday

Overall Odds of Winning Any Prize: Approximately 1:32

Odds of Winning Jackpot Prize: Approximately 1:175 million

Date Jackpot Began Rolling: March 26, 2014

Number of Rolls: 8

Last Winning Jackpot Ticket: March 22, 2014 - $96.5 million (Missouri winner)

#1 Powerball Jackpot: May 18, 2013 - $590.5 million jackpot (Florida winner)

For more information on the Georgia Lottery Corp. and Powerball, please visit:

www.galottery.com, www.lotterybenefitsgeorgians.com and www.powerball.com

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Kimberly Starks
Media Relations Manager

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