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Power ball jackpot passes $625M for Saturday drawing

Posted: 5:29 PM, Mar 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-22 18:29:45-04

There are 625,000,000 reasons to buy a Power Ball ticket today.

The jackpot for Saturday’s drawing has passed $625 million.

People are out today trying for their chance to hit it big, so that jackpot will likely see a significant increase before the winning numbers a revealed.

At it’s current level, the cash-out option for a single winner would be about $380 million before taxes.

It should be worth noting, that odds are better for getting hit by lightning, giving birth to conjoined twins or getting attacked by a bear that they are for hitting all of the numbers. But, someone’s got to win, right?