Powerball Jackpot Reaches $403 Million

(CNN) — The jackpot keeps growing for the Powerball lottery. No one won Saturday’s multi-state drawing, so the top prize for Wednesday night’s Powerball is $403 million dollars.

Whoever wins the jackpot can choose to take their winnings either in a lump sum cash payment or in an annuity paid out over 29 years. The lump sum payment, after taxes, is nearly $244 million dollars.

Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

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