Saturday Powerball jackpot up to $253 million

August 10, 2012 4:34:10 AM PDT
After no one won the Powerball lottery Wednesday, the jackpot is up to at least $253 million for Saturday's drawing.

There hasn't been a grand prize winner in the Powerball lottery since the Saturday, June 23 drawing.

The lump sum cash payout is estimated at $170 million before taxes.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510, and the odds of claiming any prize are 1 in 31.85.

Tickets for the drawing can be purchased at lottery outlets in the New York area.

You can catch the winning numbers Saturday night during Eyewitness News at 11.


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