CHICAGO – Someone could finish off 2023 by winning a hefty Powerball jackpot.

The jackpot for the last Powerball drawing of the year, Saturday, December 30, has grown to $760 million.

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If won, it would be the third highest Powerball jackpot of the year and the sixth largest in the game’s history.

The Powerball jackpot was previously won on October 11, 2023 when a single ticket in California won a $1.765 billion grand prize.

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In Illinois, eight Lottery players have won prizes of $1 million with Powerball so far this year.

In total, Powerball players in Illinois purchased over 4.2 million winning tickets and have won nearly $40 million in prizes in 2023.

You could be next! With over 7,000 Illinois Lottery retailers across the State, lottery players can conveniently pick up a ticket at their local store - or they can login to the Illinois Lottery website or app and purchase a ticket online.

Powerball tickets are $2 each, and players have the option to add the Powerplay for an additional $1 for the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes. Powerball drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. (CT).

The Illinois Lottery reminds all players that lottery games are not for kids — never give a lottery ticket to a minor. For more information on how to play lottery games responsibly, please visit the Responsible Gaming page on the Illinois Lottery website.

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