It's the first time since February 2006 when the Powerball reach such a high amount. This go-round, it's 300-million dollars. In 2006 the record breaking number was 365-million.
A local Fruita Conoco station is very busy selling Powerball tickets. Thursday they sold about four hundred dollars worth of tickets.
Ticket buyers say if they were to win, the first thing to spend money on would be their family.
The drawing will take place Saturday.
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