Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot up to $250M

11:42 AM, Nov 21, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- The Georgia Lottery says a lucky winner in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing could take home $250 million.

The jackpot in the multi-state game has grown since the last winning ticket was drawn in early October, rollling over 13 times.

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Saturday's drawing netted two $10,000 winning tickets in Metro Atlanta -- one purchased in Duluth and a second ticket purchased in Douglasville.

There are two payment options for a winning ticket -- the $250 million annunity prize paid out in 30 payments over 29 years, or the cash option, which comes to about $166 million. Powerball tickets are $2 per play.

The game is played in 42 states, plus the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.

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