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Powerball jackpot nearing all-time high with drawing Saturday night

By Joe Buttitta, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Anchor/Reporter, jbuttitta@keyt.com
Published On: May 17 2013 04:55:59 PM CDT
Updated On: May 17 2013 07:18:44 PM CDT

Saturday's Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $600 million. Sending 43 states into the middle of a lotto frenzy.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Saturday's Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $600 million. Sending 43 states into the middle of a lotto frenzy.

For just $2 per ticket the winner would receive a payout of over $370 million.

Powerball has only been played in California since April and Californians have already brought more than $83 million worth of tickets.

Saturday's drawing is at 8 p.m. and tickets must be bought at least 59 minutes prior to the drawing.

So what are the odds of actually winning? Lottery officials say your chances are one in 175,223,510. Good luck!

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