Powerball jackpot swells to $400M - Fox 2 News Headlines

Powerball swells to $400M, Ill. Lottery now on your phone!

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CHICAGO (Associated Press) -

Lottery officials have announced on the Powerball website that no ticket has matched all Saturday's numbers drawn for that game's giant jackpot, which now swells to an estimated $400 million or a $223.6 million cash-option value.

The five numbers drawn Saturday evening in the multi-state game were 1-17-25-37-44 and the Powerball: 20.

Entering the weekend Powerball drawing, the jackpot had been estimated at $317 million with a potential cash option value of more than $176 million.

There also was no big jackpot winner when Powerball numbers were last drawn on Wednesday.

Powerball is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Officials said on www.powerball.com that the next drawing will be held Wednesday.

The new Illinois Lottery app also lets you play on your phone. You can find out all the latest information regarding drawings, winners, jackpot totals and winning numbers. Check it out!

Many people dream about what they would do with the money if they were to win the big jackpot. But what about practicality?

United Advisors Chief Market Strategist and financial planning expert Scott Martin joined FOX 32 News at noon to give people advice about what they should do if they were to win the lottery. His first piece of advice? After celebrating, take a deep breath, step back and really think.

Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com

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