Powerball Edges Closer to new Record

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What are your plans for the $425 million Powerball prize you think you’re winning Wednesday night?

Nobody won the $325 million Powerball lottery prize Saturday night, so the balls went back into the hopper and the jackpot will jump to a record $425 million in the next drawing or maybe even higher as people nationwide go into a buying frenzy.

Saturday’s winning numbers were 22-32-37-44-50, and a Powerball of 34. Ten people won $1 million each, and one won $2 milliNo one won a $325 million Powerball lottery prize on Saturday night, so the jackpot will jump to a record $425 million for the next drawing — and possibly higher.

Saturday’s $325 million jackpot was the fourth-largest Powerball prize, while the previous highest jackpot was $365 million, won in 2006 by eight ConAgra Foods workers.

The Powerball has not had a jackpot winner for two months. Players buy tickets in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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