Powerball jackpot reaches $478M

The cash prize option of an estimated $330.6 million

BRAINTREE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Powerball jackpot for the Saturday, July 30 drawing is an estimated $478 million with the cash prize option of an estimated $330.6 million.

Saturday night’s drawing will be the 24th since the Powerball jackpot was last hit on May 7, when one winning ticket sold in New Jersey won a $429.6 million grand prize.

The $478 million jackpot is the games highest since the world-record setting $1.586 billion jackpot that was hit on January 13. Tickets sold in California, Florida and Tennessee each won a share of the jackpot.

Powerball tickets are $2 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets for Saturday’s drawing can be purchased 9:50 p.m. at Massachusetts Lottery retailers across the state. Drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. in Tallahassee, Florida.

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