OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 6, 2015) - The Powerball jackpot for Saturday night's drawing has increased again to $360 million! The estimated cash value of the jackpot is $250.5 million. This is the seventh largest jackpot in Powerball's history.
Players have until 8:59 p.m. on Saturday to purchase tickets for the next Powerball drawing. Powerball drawings are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m.
With the Powerball jackpot at $360 million, the Oklahoma Lottery is encouraging everyone to play responsibly.
Net proceeds of all Lottery games are used to support improvements and enhancements for Oklahoma education. More than $652 million has been contributed to education since November 2005 with funds appropriated by the State Legislature to pay debt service on a higher education capital bond issue; to pay support salaries for public schools and for equipment, scholarships and other purposes at our career and technology education institutions.