Saturday's $435 million Powerball is 8th largest in United States history

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If someone hits the jackpot, it'll be the 8th largest Powerball prize and the 11th biggest in US lottery history. The largest Powerball jackpot in history was drawn January 13, 2016, when three winners from California, Florida and Tennessee split the $1.58 billion prize - a combined cash payout of $983.5 million.

A single winning Powerball ticket matching all six numbers was sold in California and will claim an estimated $447.8 million jackpot, lottery officials said.

About four months later, a Trenton woman and her seven adult children shared a $429.6 million Powerball prize.

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Powerball numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. That money was split between winners in California, Florida and Tennessee. The odds against winning Mega Millions are 1 in 259 million.

Miller said the estimated jackpot prize is based on a victor choosing an annuity, which pays off over 29 years. So far, no one has claimed the winning ticket. Americans spent $73 billion on lottery tickets in 2015, the most recent year for which data is available.