Powerball soars to $700M for Wednesday's drawing
NATIONWIDE (CNN Newsource ) -- Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot just keeps climbing.
The grand prize for the drawing has reached $700,000,000.
That makes it the second largest jackpot in the game's history and also the second largest of any lottery game in North America.
A lot of people are buying tickets and dreaming big.
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is about 1 in 292,000,000.
It's played in 44 states, including in Maine, as well as Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.