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Powerball jackpot hits $550M, 8th-largest in game’s history

What can $550 million buy?

Well for starters, you could build the new $150 million Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin twice, and still have some money to spare if you take the cash-value option if you win Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot, which will be worth at least $550 million. That makes Wednesday’s drawing the eighth-largest prize in the history of the multistate game, after no one won Saturday’s jackpot.

The estimated cash value is $335 million.

Swing away and if you’ve got a yen to play, the Primm Valley Lotto Store, located at 31900 Las Vegas Blvd. South, about 45 minutes southwest of the Las Vegas Valley, is the closest place to buy a ticket.

The next closest is the Arizona Last Stop, about 60 miles to the southeast, near mile marker 30 on U.S. Highway 93 in White Hills, Arizona.

Contact Lukas Eggen at leggen@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0279. Follow @LukasEggen on Twitter.

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