The multi-state Powerball jackpot has increased to $900 million in advance of the Saturday, January 9th drawing. The jackpot's cash value is $558 million. There is a chance that the jackpot powers past the $1 billion mark before the 10pm Central Time drawing.

Tickets must be purchased before 9pm Central Time tonight (January 9, 2016) to be eligible for the $900 million jackpot. The drawing will be held at 10:12pm Central Time.

Powerball is played in 44 States; including Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma; Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.