Powerball jackpot reaches $800 million

The jackpot has reached $800 million, and is expected to go up to nearly $1 billion.

The jackpot has reached $800 million, and is expected to go up to nearly $1 billion. (1/8/16)

WOODBURY - The massive Powerball jackpot continues to swell before Saturday's drawing.

The jackpot has reached $800 million, and is expected to go up to nearly $1 billion.

The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. Saturday.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292,201,338.00, according to the Powerball website.

 

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