Powerball jackpot at $359 million ahead of Wednesday drawing - FOX Carolina 21

Powerball jackpot at $359 million ahead of Wednesday drawing

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GREENVILLE, TN (AP/FOX Carolina) -

Someone may have a lot of extra cash to the thankful for on Thanksgiving.

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is at $359 million, officials with the SC Education Lottery said Monday.

The jackpot is the 11th largest in Powerball history.

Tickets are $2 and will be sold up until 9:59 p.m. Wednesday.

Odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 293 million.

The jackpot can be claimed as a $219 million cash payout or as an annuity, in which the full amount will be paid out in 29 installments over 30 years.

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