Strong sales have once again pushed the Powerball jackpot higher. The estimated jackpot for Saturday night is now $550 million, and the cash value of the jackpot is estimated at $350.1 million.
“The excitement of this gigantic jackpot keeps growing,” said May Scheve Reardon, executive director for the Missouri Lottery. “While you have to have a ticket to win, please remember to play within your means.”
Players have until 8:59 p.m. Saturday to purchase Powerball tickets in Missouri.
Of the 45 lotteries that offer Powerball, Missouri is ranked second in terms of Powerball jackpot winners with 27.
The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday night’s drawing is an estimated $190 million. Go to MOLottery.com for more information on both Powerball and Mega Millions.