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Feeling lucky? Powerball jackpot one of country’s largest ever

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SEATTLE — Dreaming of that new car or a vacation home in Maui?

Well, with a ton of luck — and we mean a ton — those dreams might be within reach.

Wednesday night’s Powerball Jackpot is worth $360 million — or $230 million after taxes — the third largest jackpot in history.

The drawing is at 8 p.m. Wednesday night. The chance of striking it rich is one in 175,00,000, with individuals being more likely to be struck by lightning twice or winning an Academy Award than winning the Powerball jackpot.

powerballThe largest jackpot ever was sold in November and went for $587.5 million.

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