Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night reaches $500 million
DENVER -- The Powerball jackpot increased to $500 million on Wednesday morning, which would make it the fifth-largest prize in U.S. history. The largest jackpot was in May 2013, when a Florida woman won $590.5 million, according to Colorado Lottery representative Kelly Tabor. This half-billion dollar jackpot has got many past players getting back in the game, Tabor said.