Powerball prize grows to $1.6B: Here’s what you should do if you win

What should you do if you win the lottery?
Published: Nov. 4, 2022 at 12:53 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - The Powerball jackpot has hit $1.6 Billion as of Friday afternoon, making it the largest lottery amount in US history.

The numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 2, 11, 22, 35, 60 and the red Powerball 23. While no one took home the grand prize, two $1 million tickets were sold in Georgia.

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With over a billion dollars still on the table, the odds of winning the jackpot are about 1 in 292 million, but it could happen.

Atlanta News First spoke with Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor Derrick Murray about what you should do if you wake up to a giant lump sum of cash.