Powerball jackpot climbs to $320 million, fourth-largest ever

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing has grown to $320 million, and players across the country hope to get lucky.

Sales were surging beyond expectations for the fourth-largest Powerball prize, which comes with a cash option of $213.3 million, said lottery operator Multi-State Lottery Association, comprised of lotteries in 32 states and the District of Columbia.