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Powerball jackpot reaches $1.5 billion

Posted at 10:32 AM, Jan 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-12 16:44:54-05

 As expected, the Powerball jackpot continues to climb ahead of Wednesday’s drawing.

Nebraska Lottery officials say the estimated jackpot is $1.5 billion, or $930 million with the cash option.

The has not been a jackpot winner since Nov. 7, 2015.

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The next drawing is Wednesday evening.