OKLAHOMA CITY (Apr. 28, 2016) - The Powerball jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing has reached $314 million! The estimated cash value of the jackpot is $204.7 million.
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 $314 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. Millions have 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.