Powerball jackpot soars to half a billion dollars - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Powerball jackpot soars to half a billion dollars

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing now stands at $500 million (with an estimated cash option of $337,800,000).

Powerball tickets are $2 each.

Players have until 10 p.m. Eastern to buy a ticket.

At the Circle K on Eastern Boulevard in Clarksville, Indiana, the line of customers wrapped around the front of the building, after the Hoosier Lottery promised to give away 500 tickets at noon, according to WDRB photojournalist Kyle Lizenby.

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