The current Powerball jackpot is $317 million.
This is the fourth time this year the jackpot has gone above $300 million. The Powerball jackpot peaked at $590 million in May -- the largest jackpot in the multi-state game's history.
In August, 16 New Jersey maintenance garage workers shared a $448 million jackpot.
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