LANSING, MI (WTVB) - If you only participate in the lottery when jackpots gets huge, then today is one of those days. The Powerball jackpot is up to least $400,000,000, the fifth highest ever, and Andi Brancato at the Michigan State Lottery office in Lansing says it may not be done growing, based on previous monster jackpots. She says folks had their doubts when they raised the ticket price to $2, but it’s paid off in bigger jackpots and more sales. The Powerball jackpot drawing is tonight.
The odds of winning are one in 175,000,000. There have been 11 drawings since August 10th without a winner.