BALTIMORE - It's hard to even wrap your brain around $500 million, but that's what Americans are trying to do this morning.
Today’s Powerball jackpot has reached the highest it's ever been. And if you don't already have a ticket, get in line.
So far people have bought more than $1 billion in tickets for tonight's drawing.
The game is played in 42 states, DC and the Virgin Islands.
Never in the game's history has the Powerball Jackpot gotten this high. So how did it reach $500 million?
No one has won since October 6 th. The past 16 drawings have gone without a winner, and the ever growing jackpot is getting more people to line up and invest in a $2 ticket.
But don't get your hopes up too much--The odds of winning are 1 in 175 million.
The drawing is Wednesday at 10:59 p.m.
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