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Wed. night Powerball jackpot grows to $143M

2:24 PM, Nov 6, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Georgia Lottery officials said the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has grown to $143 million for a single annuity winner.

The jackpot has rolled nine times since the last winning ticket in the multi-state game was drawn on Oct. 6.

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Lottery players have two options -- the annuity option, which pays the $143 million out over 29 years, or the cash option, which gives winners a lump sum payment of $92 million.

Tickets for Powerball are $2 per game.

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