The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing was increased to a record $500 million Tuesday because of soaring ticket sales.
Black Friday shoppers in many cities briefly detoured into lottery retailers, drawn off task by the prospects of winning a $325 million Powerball jackpot — the fourth-largest in the game’s history.
This jackpot is the fourth largest in the 20-year history of Powerball.
As of Friday afternoon, the jackpot stood at $640 million, the largest lottery jackpot in history.
The Mega Millions jackpot is now at $540 million for Friday’s drawing, a new record.
The Mega Millions jackpot is now at $500 million for Friday’s drawing, a new record.
I admit, it can be kind of fun to drop a buck on a ticket and let yourself dream, even if the odds are one-in-176 million.
The jackpot, worth $336 million was the third biggest in Powerball history.
The Powerball jackpot now stands at $310 million for Saturday night’s drawing.
If you have $2 handy, you could turn it into a giant pot of cash (with a great deal of luck, of course).