COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – The nationwide Powerball jackpot drawing will take place Wednesday night and someone could stroll away with a whopping $750 million!
No one matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing to take home more than $600 million.
The current jackpot is the fourth largest in U.S. history.
South Carolina lottery players have been on a lucky streak. SC lottery officials say four players in the last week have come within one number of winning the jackpot.
Tickets sold in Indian Land and Mauldin won $2 million, and $1 million was won in Columbia and Goose Creek by matching five out of the first six numbers drawn.
According to a press release Wednesday, lottery officials report the Goose Creek winner won with a quick pick. They say he called his parents and grandparents after checking his winning ticket to find he was a millionaire.
If there is a sole winner during Wednesday night’s drawing, then he or she can either receive the prize in annuity payments or take the $465.5 lump sum option.
You still have time to pick up a ticket. Players have until 9:59 p.m. to play before the winning numbers are drawn at 10:59 p.m.
Powerball tickets cost $2 and available at most convenience stores and grocery stores. You must pay with cash.
Players may pay an extra $1 to purchase the multiplier option, PowerPlay, which will multiply non-jackpot prizes, excluding the Match 5 prize, by the multiplier drawn.