COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – Once again, the Powerball® jackpot jumps up, now at $610 million.
The jackpot amount increased by $35 million since Monday’s drawing, making it Powerball’s 7th largest prize with strong ticket sales nationally.
The winner tonight can choose to take a one-time cash payment of $434 million or the entire jackpot paid out in 30 installments over 29 years.
The odds of winning the jackpot are about “1 in 293 million,” Powerball® says.
In addition, Tuesday night’s Mega Millions® jackpot is $253 million, with winning odds of about 1 in 303 million.