Powerball lottery jackpot soars to $750M for Saturday night drawing

MILWAUKEE -- The Powerball jackpot has increased to an estimated $750 million for Saturday night's drawing – making it the 3rd largest Powerball jackpot and the 4th largest U.S. lottery jackpot. The cash option is worth an estimated $428.6 million.

The Powerball jackpot was last hit in New York in the August 11 drawing.  Since then, there have been 21 Powerball drawings in a row without a jackpot winner.


    The mission of Wisconsin Lottery is to provide property tax relief to Wisconsin homeowners.  Since the sale of the first lottery ticket in September 1988, a news release indicates the lottery has generated: