The jackpot payout for the Powerball game has now reached an all-time high of $1.4 billion.

This is by far the most money ever won in a lottery in human history.

This is the first time back-to-back Powerball jackpot cycles have generated billion-dollar grand prizes.

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People all over the world are buying tickets in hopes of winning the life-changing sum of money.

There is a one in 292.2 million chance that a player will walk away with the jackpot.

In the event that no one claims the prize, the value of the jackpot will continue to increase.

In 2012, a lottery jackpot of $656 million set the previous record for the largest ever won.

The winner can choose to receive the prize in a lump sum or in annual payments over 30 years.

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