Tonight’s Powerball jackpot reaches $485 million

RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) – A lucky player in the east could win it big in tonight’s Powerball drawing.

The North Carolina Education Lottery announced that tonight’s Powerball drawing will be worth $485 million after a string of no wins.

“We have seen several big wins recently for Powerball players in North Carolina,” said Mark Michalko, executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery. “We are hoping to see the biggest win yet tonight. Good luck.”

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.

Tune in to WITN-TV for drawing results tonight at 11 p.m.