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Powerball jackpot jumps to $247M for Saturday drawing

Posted: 10:53 AM, Aug 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-10 15:02:18Z

The Powerball prize has climbed to $247 million for Saturday's drawing, making the cash option about $147 million. 

Players can purchase tickets at lottery retailers throughout the state and online here up until Saturday at 9:45 p.m. Tickets are $2 a piece. 

Drawings take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m.

If a Michigan player wins Saturday's jackpot, it would be the third-largest Powerball prize won in the state.