WSAW -- Wednesday's estimated drawing for the Powerball jackpot is $400 million and that number is expected to grow.
The cash payout is expected to be $244.8 million.
Drawings are Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. Tickets must be purchased before 9 p.m. to be included in that day's drawing.
Jackpot winners have 60 days from the date they present the ticket to select annuity or cash option. All tickets are valid for 180 days. Prizes must be claimed within 180 days of drawing.
Powerball is played in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.