FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's biggest annual guessing game comes with a record jackpot of more than $363,000, but the prize will be divvied up among many this time around.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/C5mwUz) at least 24 winning tickets have been counted so far in this year's Nenana Ice Classic. The goal of the contest is to guess when the ice will give way on the Tanana River in the tiny community of Nenana, about 55 miles south of Fairbanks.

The ice broke up Friday at 3:48 p.m. Alaska Standard Time.

This year's jackpot of $363,627 is the largest in the classic's 98-year history.

Ice classic manager Cherrie Forness says thousands of tickets remain to be counted. She says it could take about a week before the total number of winners is announced.

The popular game draws entries from across the state and elsewhere.

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Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com