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Powerball jackpot jumps to $500 million

Three lucky tickets won the massive $564 million Powerball jackpot on Wednesday. As you check your numbers, take a look at the top 10 biggest U.S. lottery jackpots of all time.
Three lucky tickets won the massive $564 million Powerball jackpot on Wednesday. As you check your numbers, take a look at the top 10 biggest U.S. lottery jackpots of all time.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Powerball jackpot has jumped to $500 million ahead of Wednesday night's drawing.

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The current jackpot has rolled over 20 times since Dec. 3, 2014, Florida Lottery officials said.

In addition to the jackpot prize, players have the opportunity to win $4 up to $2 million by matching any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations, officials said.

Jackpot prizes are paid in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment.

Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days after Wednesday's draw to receive the cash option of $337.8 million.

Tickets can be purchased until 10 p.m. Wednesday. You can watch the Powerball drawing live on Local 6 at 10:59 p.m.