$550 Million Powerball Drawing is Tonight
Georgia is one of 42 states that offer the lottery game; find local retailers and tips on how to play here.
Better hurry if you plan on getting in on tonight's $550 million Powerball drawing.
Ticket sales cut off at least 59 minutes before the contest. The drawing will be at 10:59 p.m. on WSB-TV Channel 2.
With hours to go before the next drawing, sales for the jackpot continue at a strong pace.
Since the last drawing on Nov. 24, the Powerball jackpot has grown by over $100 million to a record $500 million. The estimated cash payout is $327 million.
According to ABC News, the previous record jackpot was $365 million in 2008.
Each Powerball ticket cost $2. Players choose five numbers plus a sixth Powerball number. Players matching all six numbers can select an annuitized amount paid out over 29 years or a lump sum payment. For complete details, visit the Powerball website.
The drawing will be at 10:59 p.m. on WSB-TV Channel 2.
Have you purchased your Powerball ticket? If not, do you plan on playing? Let us know in the comments.