Grab a Powerball ticket while you're out running errands today and get in on a chance to win a $350.1 million cash payout.
Saturday night's Powerball jackpot has climbed to $550 million—the second highest Powerball prize of all time. A winner who matches all five numbers and the red Powerball can get a $350.1 million cash payout (before taxes). The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri. Here are some local places to buy Powerball tickets: Here's How to Play Powerball, according to the PA Lottery:
With a $580 million prize on the line, people are checking their tickets.
A half billion dollars could have been yours in the latest Powerball drawing, but a jackpot-winning ticket was not sold in Pennsylvania. Two winning tickets were sold for the $580 million jackpot, one in Arizona and one in Missouri, according to reports. Powerball does give prizes other than the full jackpot, so it's still worth checking your tickets. The Pennsylvania Lottery's website went into "high-traffic jackpot mode" Wenesday night with all Pennsylvania Lottery pages link to a single page with nothing but the Powerball. The site is back to normal now. The winning Powerball numbers for the Nov. 28, 2012 drawing are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball number of 6. For more on Powerball, visit Powerball.com The odds of winning a Powerball…