Powerball jackpot surges to $500M in hours before drawing


DES MOINES, Iowa — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $500 million as more people across the country buy a chance at the biggest prize in nearly a year. The jackpot has gone untouched for 17 consecutive drawings, last hit on November 4.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Players will have a chance Wednesday night at an estimated $450 million Powerball jackpot, making it the biggest lottery prize in nearly a year. The jackpot will be the largest since a Powerball prize that climbed to $564.1

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Players will have a chance Wednesday night at an estimated $450 million Powerball jackpot, making it the biggest lottery prize in nearly a year. The jackpot will be the largest since a Powerball prize that climbed to $564.1

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $500 million as more people across the country buy a chance at the biggest prize in nearly a year. The jackpot has gone untouched for 17 consecutive drawings, last hit on November 4.

There was no $334-million jackpot winner in the Powerball drawing on Saturday, but a ticket that matched all but one number to win more than $424,000 was sold at the 7-Eleven store on West Olive Avenue in Burbank. The ticket matched the numbers 42, 15,