Powerball increases to $450 million

Posted at 11:20 AM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 18:12:55-05

High sales have boosted the estimated Powerball jackpot to $450 million.

Nebraska Lottery officials said the Multi-State Lottery Association increased the jackpot Tuesday because of strong sales since no there were no winners for Saturday’s drawing.

The prize has grown over seventeen consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner.

It is the fourth largest jackpot in the history of Powerball, according to Iowa Lottery officials.

The next drawing is on Wednesday.