Lottery officials said the Powerball jackpot surged to $185 million for the drawing set for Wednesday evening, November 14.
No one won Saturday’s jackpot after the numbers 32, 42, 50, 54, 55 and Powerball of 32 were drawn.
Odds of winning the jackpot are one in 175 million. The last jackpot winner won $50 million October 3, 2012 in Delaware.
Illinois Lottery officials said Powerball has contributed an estimated $120 million to the state’s Common School and Capital Projects funds.
Wednesday’s drawing happens at 9:59 p.m. Central time.
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Powerball is played in 42 states, including Iowa and Illinois, plus Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.