Lottery jackpot climbing

Published 08/07 2013 12:55PM

Updated 08/07 2013 06:06PM

Update: 5:14 pm
NATIONAL -- It's an errand many of us made time for. Powerball players are lining up at stores hoping to buy the winning $425-million jackpot ticket.

That's the third-highest Powerball jackpot amount ever. It also comes to $244.7-million in cash if the winner chooses a cash payout. The drawing is Wednesday night.
Original: 12:55 pm
ILLINOIS -- Another lottery jackpot is climbing into the record books. The Powerball currently sits at $425-million.

It's the fourth highest in lottery history. The drawing is Wednesday night. The odds of winning are 1 in 175-million.

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