In 45 American states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin Islands, a lottery game called the Powerball is played.

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time,

the Powerball lottery is drawn. Tickets cost $2 each to enter,

you may buy them up until 10 p.m. ET on the night of the drawing.

The actual drawing takes place in a Tallahassee Florida Lottery facility.

The amount of Powerball has reached a historic sum of $1.2 billion, motivating thousands of people around the country to decide

According to the Lottery Department, most tickets must be claimed within 180 days of ticket purchase,

except for Powerball and Mega Millions, where you have up to a year to claim it, starting the day the ticket was purchased.

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