Powerball hits $150 million jackpot

$2 will buy you one chance at a $150 million jackpot courtesy of the Georgia Lottery. / File

The Powerball jackpot has reached $150 million to a single annuity winner for Saturday's drawing according to information sent by the Georgia Lottery.

Officials say that the jackpot has grown since February 9th and has rolled eight times.

Powerball offers two payment options: the $150 million jackpot prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments, or the cash option, which is approximately $95 million.

Powerball tickets are $2 per play.

Proceeds from Powerball will go to benefit education in the state of Georgia.

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