Powerball jackpot increases to $550M

Powerball jackpot increases to $550M

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The jackpot increased to $550 million on Wednesday morning. The jackpot increased to $550 million on Wednesday morning.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The Powerball jackpot is now up to $550 million.

The prize increased from $500 million on Tuesday to $550 million on Wednesday morning.

It's the largest jackpot in Powerball history.

Lottery players have until 9:59 p.m. EST Wednesday to purchase a ticket before the drawing.

A Tennessee Lottery Spokesperson Kym Gerlock said the overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 32.

The odds to win the jackpot are approximately 1 in 175 million.

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