(WCSC) - Tomorrow night's record Powerball jackpot has leaped to a whopping $800 million amid strong national sales.
The winner can choose to take a one-time cash payment of $496 million.
The odds of winning the jackpot are roughly 1 in 293 million.
The Lottery urges players to play responsibly.
Powerball is played in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, serving a population of over 300 million.