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Multistate Powerball lottery jackpot $1.3 Billion.

Last held Powerball winner ticket didn't matched all six numbers on Saturday's record draw. So this week Wednesday, Jan. 13.the Jackpot will be $1.3 Billion.

This Powerball is one of the lottery operated by the Multi-State Lottery Association, USA where 34 state lotteries as well as lotteries in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands participate.

In the draw there were big winnings reported although some people won as high as $2 million in this draw and totaling about $159 million in Saturday's drawing, according to Powerball.

Mean while the Powerball is not the largest lottery in the world. El Gordo, the fat one, which is held every year around Christmas-time in Spain paid out cash prizes in euros of about $2.4 billion in December. The grand prizes were capped at about $4.36 million per winning ticket.

Source: http://nairobi.usembassy.gov