# Powerball jackpot soars to \$875 million after no winner

Jul 14, 2023
Excitement is building this morning after no one took home the

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in last night's Powerball drawing, so the

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now stands at a staggering \$875

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, oh but that's not all , there's another \$560

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up for grabs and tomorrow's Mega Millions drawing, so Emily zacchetta. Emily Aquetta pulls double duty 4S Hi Emily, good morning, good morning, you said no one won the Powerball last night, which means first things first. I have to buy my ticket for two dollars and I'm going to have my friend for the day here to help me. two dollars for the Powerball Quick Pick essentially no effort on my part to have a chance to win one of the three largest Powerball jackpots in history last year we saw thank you very much we saw a two billion dollar prize in 2016 another top prize two billion dollars and then think about it, how much luck do I need to be able to win big with this ticket?
The odds are never in my favor, one in 292 million, in other words, I am more likely to compete in the Olympics. You are more likely to be attacked by a grizzly bear, struck by lightning, and more likely to become president of the United States. The next Powerball drawing is Saturday night, but before that, as you mentioned in Savannah, we have another big drawing: Mega Millions. for a cool 560 million that draw is on Friday night guys I'll be playing both so when you don't see me coming to work on Monday you'll know why I'm sitting in the country and when we'll show up at your door no we know why but Emily if you don't get the grand prize there are other ways you can win some money yes absolutely there are actually nine different ways you can win with just one ticket and it's based on Last night we did various combinations of different numbers, for example, we saw people in Indiana and Florida win a million dollars because they matched five numbers, but think about it, so if I win the 875 million dollars, how do I spend it?

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That's the best question. one thing, for example, a 50-cent lollipop, you can get maybe 1.75 billion dollars, a billion of these or the most expensive apartment in the entire country in New York, which you could buy, that's more than three times the kids talk to live well yes We will have all those lollipops and save some money for the dentist. Thank you so much. Thanks for watching. Don't miss the Today show every weekday at 11 a.m. m. This 8 Pacific on our broadcast channel today all day to watch it, visit today.com. all day or click the link here