The New York Lottery has announced that the jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has been increased to $320 million.
The $60 million jump from Wednesday's advertised jackpot is due to brisk sales across all participating Powerball states.
The new jackpot marks the sixth largest Powerball jackpot in the game's 20-year history.
The largest Powerball jackpot to date was $587.5 million, won in Arizona and Missouri in November 2012.
If no one matches all five numbers plus the Powerball in Saturday night's drawing, the jackpot will continue to grow.
Thursday, September 3, 2015, Watertown, NY
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