Powerball jackpot reaches highest level since January

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Powerball jackpot if on the rise.

The estimated jackpot for the Powerball drawing Monday night is $472 Million with a cash option amount of $342 million.

This is the highest the Powerball jackpot has been since January when dueling jackpot runs produced a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot won in Maryland and a $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot won in Michigan.

The Powerball jackpot has been rolling for more than three months. The jackpot was last won in Florida in the June 5, 2021 drawing.  Tonight’s drawing will be the 35th draw in the jackpot run.

The drawings take place on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 11 pm ET/10 pm CT.

Players can purchase POWERBALL tickets at any Kentucky Lottery retailer or online at kylottery.com.

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