UNDATED -- Strong sales across the country have pushed the Powerball jackpot even higher ahead of Wednesday night's drawing.

Game leaders increased the jackpot estimate from $575 million to $610 million.

The jackpot ranks as the 7th largest in Powerball history.

The jackpot has a cash value of $434.2 million.

The Powerball jackpot was last hit in California in October.

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Powerball tickets are $2 each. They are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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