Powerball jackpot is now $1.5 billion, the second largest in the game’s history – Boston News, Weather, Sports

BOSTON (WHDH) — The Powerball jackpot for Saturday, November 5’s drawing is now $1.5 billion, which is the second highest prize in the history of the game and the third largest of any jackpot in US history, according to Mass – Lottery is State Lottery Commission. The cash option of the award is estimated at $745.9 million.

The world record jackpot was $1.586 billion in January 2016. The largest jackpot ever won in Massachusetts was $758.7 million won in 2017 on a ticket sold in Chicopee.

In a draw on Wednesday evening, a in Mass won. 1 Quic Pic ticket sold $100,000 and 2 Quic Pic tickets won $50,000. All of these lucky players matched four out of five numbers plus the Powerball.

The three tickets were sold at the following locations:

$100,000 Island Variety, 59 Old South Road, Nantucket

$50,000 Bay State Wine & Spirits, 2740R Washington St., Canton

$50,000 A One Market, 50 Central St., Peabody

“When playing Powerball and other lottery games, we encourage people to make the experience enjoyable by playing responsibly and within their means,” said Mark William Bracken, interim executive director of the Massachusetts State Lottery.

Powerball tickets cost $2 each and can be played in 45 states, Washington, DC and the US Virgin Islands. Tickets can be purchased from bulk lottery retailers nationwide until 9:50 p.m. Draws are held three times a week at 10:59 p.m. in Tallahassee, Florida.

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