Powerball jackpot hits $750 million


Maybe your NCAA bracket is busted but you have another chance to be a big winner tonight.

Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot is up to $750 million.

The cash option for the jackpot is about $465 million.

If someone from Michigan were to hit the numbers and win tonight’s $750 million jackpot, it would be the largest Powerball jackpot ever won in the state.

In August 2012 a Lapeer man win $337 million in a Powerball jackpot.  That stands as the largest Lottery payout ever in Michigan.

The last Michigan player to win the Powerball jackpot was Julie Leach, of Three Rivers. Leach won the game’s $310.5 million jackpot on Sept. 30, 2015. 

$2 Powerball tickets for the drawing are being sold at Lottery retailers throughout the state and online at MichiganLottery.com until 9:45 p.m. the day of the drawing.

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