Powerball jackpot grows to $140 million

Wednesday night's numbers -- the first drawn since Georgia rejoined the multistate game -- were 17, 22, 36, 37, 52 and the "Powerball" of 24.

The cash value for Saturday night's $140 million jackpot is $68.6 million.

The Georgia Lottery Corp. originally joined the Powerball consortium in June 1995 but left in August 1996 to join another multistate lottery, The Big Game, which became Mega Millions in 2002.

There are now 41 states participating in Powerball.

The jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing is $20 million.

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