Powerball Jackpot Breaks All Time Record


Tonight's Powerball Jackpot is a whopping 365 million dollars with a cash value of 177.3 million. This is the biggest lottery jackpot ever in the US. Today thousands of grand valley residents stopped in their favorite stores to purchase what they hope will be the winning ticket.
The odds of winning the jackpot are about one in 146 million, and the odds of winning any prize are one in 37.
The Gay Johnson's store at 1st and Grand Avenue sold more than a thousand powerball tickets yesterday and expects to sell even more today. Powerball tickets are only sold in 28 states, along with the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands. Make sure to tune into 11 News Colorado after the olympics to see the powerball drawing.


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