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Powerball Up to $245 Million

September winner from Maryland

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    Cold hard cash.

    You can bet convenience stores will be busy today.

    Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is up to an estimated $245 million, the largest jackpot since June of last year.  The odds of winning the grand prize?  1 in 195,249,054.

    In September, the winning Powerball ticket was purchased from a wine and liquor store in Abingdon, Maryland.  The jackpot for that drawing was $107 million.

    Powerball is played in the District, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.  The drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m.

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