Lottery players around the country are hoping to strike it rich Wednesday. The biggest Powerball drawing in history now stands at half a billion dollars, the biggest Powerball prize ever -- and the second-largest lottery jackpot in history.
And that pot could get even sweeter by the time they pick the numbers.
With no Powerball winner since October 6, lottery officials estimate that 105,000 tickets are being sold every minute nationwide. And the more tickets people buy, the more that jackpot will go up.
The odds of winning the jackpot are just one in 175,000,000.
Rod will speak with the manager of a Malad, Idaho store selling the lottery tickets today at 4:05pm
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