BRAINTREE (CBS) — This week’s Powerball jackpot will be the highest since July with the drawing reaching an estimated $359 million.

The Wednesday, Nov. 23 drawing carries an estimated $219.6 million cash option prize.

The drawing this week will be the 19th since Sept. 17, when a winner in Gerogia grabbed a $246.8 million prize. It’s also the game’s highest jackpot since the $487 million kitty from July 30 won on a ticket sold at a Hannaford in New Hampshire.

Powerball tickets are $2 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets for the Nov. 23 drawing are on sale until 9:50 p.m. at Massachusetts Lottery retailers. Drawings take place every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m.

 

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