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BOSTON – Tonight, December 27, the estimated Powerball lottery jackpot is estimated at $415 million.

There has not been a winner since October 4, when a single ticket paid out $699.8 million to a person in California.

The odds of winning tonight’s lottery is one in about 300 million.

Tickets are $2 each. The drawing is at 10:59 p.m. tonight.

Powerball lottery is played in 45 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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The estimated $415 million prize is for a winner who chooses the annuity option, paid over 29 years.

The estimated cash option is $299.5 million.

Both options are subject to taxes.

In January 2021, a person in Maryland won $731.1 million, one of the largest Powerball jackpots ever won.

In 2016, the jackpot reached a record $1.586 billion. Winners in California, Florida and Tennessee shared the grand prize.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.