May 17th, 2013
09:11 PM ET

Powerball jackpot hits $600 million

The Powerball jackpot is now up to $600 million, the highest jackpot in the game's history and the second largest lotto prize in U.S. history.

Players in 43 states have been buying their tickets ahead of Saturday's big drawing. The jackpot has been growing by leaps and bounds.

If no one wins on Saturday, the prize will grow to an estimated $925 million.

OutFront tonight: Yolanda Vega, New York Lottery Spokeswoman.

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