CHICAGO - The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to a staggering $1.5 billion for Saturday night’s drawing, and quickly approaching the world record $1.586 billion jackpot.

If a player wins Saturday night’s massive grand prize, it would be the second largest Powerball jackpot and the third largest lottery jackpot won in U.S. history.

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No winner matched all six numbers to win the jackpot last night. The winning numbers were: 2-11-22-35-60 and the Powerball is 23.

However, several Illinois Lottery players woke up this morning a whole lot richer after last night’s drawing!

Three players matched four numbers and the Powerball with Powerplay to win $100,000 each, and nine local players matched four numbers and the Powerball to win $50,000 each. The majority of the winning tickets were purchased at retailers across the greater Chicagoland area.

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