Powerball jackpot hits $900 MILLION and a nation flips out

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OK, so you will almost certainly not win the lottery if you buy a ticket, but if you buy a ticket right now and you do wind up winning the lottery, you will win so much money.

That is because the Powerball jackpot has now soared to a record $900 million—and the next drawing is happening on Saturday night.


The Associated Press says that the jackpot started at $40 million, but people keep not winning. If nobody wins on Saturday, it could spike to a cool $1 billion.

Naturally, the country is flipping. From California to Michigan to Virginia, frenzied crowds are snapping up millions of tickets. Which reminds us, we've got some stuff to do…BRB TRYING TO WIN THE LOTTO.