BOSTON (WHDH) - The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing has climbed to $630 million, lottery officials said.
The jackpot is the seventh largest in the game’s history and the cash option on the prize is an estimated $448.4 million.
The drawing will be the 40th since the jackpot was last hit on Oct. 4, 2021, when a $699.8 million prize was won on a ticket sold in California.
Powerball tickets are $2 each. They can be purchased until 9:50 p.m. Wednesday at Mass Lottery retailers across the state.
The jackpot for Friday night’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $278 million.
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