Powerball jackpot grows to historic $1.5 billion in US
New York: If you have not heard about Powerball yet, this is the time to know about it. The world’s largest lottery jackpot grew to a historic figure of over $1.5 billion because of continuing strong Powerball ticket sales in the US and there may be more winners, media reported on Thursday. According to The New York Times, the winners will divide a jackpot that, based on final ticket sales, is worth $1.568 billion, with a cash option of $983.5 million, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery. The winning numbers are 8, 27, 34, 4, 19 and the Powerball is 10. The odds of winning in Powerball are said to be one in 292.2 million.