Powerball jackpot could surpass $300 million

Saturday's pot was estimated at more than $253 million, and now lottery officials said the next drawing scheduled for Wednesday night is slated to be worth more than $300 million.
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Saturday's pot was estimated at more than $253 million, and now lottery officials said the next drawing scheduled for Wednesday night is slated to be worth more than $300 million.

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