(NBC News) The ever-surging Powerball jackpot has grown to a record $900 million just hours ahead of Saturday night's drawing.
The lucky winner will take home an estimated $558 million if they choose a lump-sum cash prize, lottery officials announced Saturday morning. And if no one happens to strike it rich this time, the prize for the next drawing on Wednesday would reach a staggering $1.3 billion, officials added.
But should you wind up with the winning jackpot, odds are good that you won't be able to hold on to your anonymity.
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