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Another big Powerball jackpot up for grabs Saturday

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It may seem like there's a big lottery jackpot every month these days, and there's another big one coming up Saturday.

The Powerball jackpot for the Saturday drawing has increased to $300 million.

That's good for the 10th-biggest jackpot in the lottery's history.

Here's the top 10 winners in Powerball history:

  1. $590,500,000 - May 18, 2013 Gloria C. Mackenzie; Zephyrhills, FL
  2. $587,500,000 - Nov. 28, 2012 Matthew Good; Phoenix, AZ; Cindy/Mark Hill; Dearborn, MO
  3. $365,000,000 - Feb. 18, 2006 ConAgra Foods Co-Workers; Lincoln, NE
  4. $340,000,000 - Oct. 19, 2005 Steve & Carolyn West; Rancho Cucamonga, CA (OR); Bob & Francis Cheney; Jacksonville, OR
  5. $338,000,000 - Mar. 23, 2013 Pedro Quezada; Passaic, NJ
  6. $337,000,000 - Aug. 15, 2012 Donald Lawson; Lapeer, MI
  7. $336,400,000 - Feb. 11, 2012 Rainbow Sherbert Trust; Newport, RI
  8. $314,900,000 - Dec. 25, 2002 Jack Whittaker-Scotts Depot, WV
  9. $314,300,000 - Aug. 25, 2007 Coterel & Hiles Family; Riverside & Dayton, OH (IN)
  10. $295,700,000 - July 29, 1998 The Lucky 13; Columbus, Ohio

Powerball drawings are every Wednesday and Saturday at 7:59 p.m.

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