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Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013 9:00 am

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing will be at least $550 million, the third largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

Saturday's jackpot will be the second largest in the history of the Powerball game, behind a $587.6 million jackpot that was split by winners in Arizona and Missouri in November.

The largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history was $656 million in the Mega Millions game in March 2012. 

The Powerball game is played in 43 states.

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