Powerball Jackpot Expected To Reach A Whopping Record-Breaking 1.5 Billion Dollars

The big draw for tonight's massive, record breaking Powerball jackpot is just hours away.  But what happens if no one wins?  The answer is the figure will roll up to the unheard of amount of two billion dollars.  The official Texas state lottery tweeted confirmation of the "what if" scenario today. 

Apparently, the ticket sales were enough to make lottery officials in the Lone Star State comfortable with announcing the next bump-up in the event no one claims the big prize tonight. 

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