How and where you can play the Powerball in metro Atlanta

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How and where you can play the Powerball in metro Atlanta

The jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing has grown to $700 million after no one matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing.
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Saturday night's numbers were — 17-19-39-43-68 and the Powerball, 13. 

After rolling over 20 times since June 14, the jackpot is in the triple-figure millions and is now the second-largest ever, according to Georgia Lottery officials.

Only one other Powerball jackpot was larger: the $1.5 billion payoff for the Jan. 13, 2016, drawing.

The game, played in 44 states, cost $2 a ticket. You can purchase one for $3 for a chance to win an extra $1 million or $2 million prize. 

To play, players choose the five numbers from a set of 69 white balls and the Powerball number from a set of 26 red balls.

You can win prizes if you match various combinations of the numbers. But to win the jackpot, your ticket must match all five white ball numbers drawn, in addition to the red Powerball.

Find out if you’re a winner by watching the Powerball drawing just before 11 p.m. Wednesday on Channel 2 Action News.

Where can you snag a ticket in metro Atlanta? From gas stations to supermarkets, here’s a list of locations where you can purchase one

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