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Published November 25, 2012, 04:13 PM

Powerball jackpot increases to record $425 million after no winner

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – The Powerball jackpot increased to a record $425 million after no one won Saturday’s drawing, according to a press release from the Minnesota State Lottery.

By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM, Forum staff reports, INFORUM

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – The Powerball jackpot increased to a record $425 million after no one won Saturday’s drawing, according to a press release from the Minnesota State Lottery.

If the lucky ticket holder had matched the numbers, they’d be taking home an estimated $325 million.

The drawing for the $425 million is Wednesday, and tickets can be purchased until 9 p.m. that day.

The estimated cash option for Wednesday’s jackpot is $278.3 million, which is also a record.

The previous high Powerball jackpot was $365 million and was won in Nebraska in 2006.

Saturday’s winning Powerball numbers were 22-32-37-44-50, and the Powerball was 34.

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