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      Powerball bounces to new heights

      Powerball hits $216 million in Georgia just in time for St. Patrick's Day.

      Georgia Lottery players may have the luck of the Irish as the Powerball jackpot for Saturday TMs drawing has leaped to an estimated $216 million to a single annuity winner. The excitement is spreading across Georgia as Powerball continues to roll.

      The jackpot has grown since Feb. 9 and has rolled 10 times.

      Powerball offers two payment options: the $216 million jackpot prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments, or the cash option, which is approximately $132 million.

      Powerball tickets are $2 per play.

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