Powerball Jackpot Jumps Up to $550 Million
WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
JACKSON, Tenn. - Lottery officials say the Powerball Jackpot is up to an estimated $550 million dollars which continues to shatter records.
Last minute sales are brisk throughout West Tennessee as people who don't normally play the lottery are stepping up.
Tickets have to be purchased by 8:59 p.m. CT today to have a change in the historic drawing.
The $550 million jackpot is the largest Powerball amount ever and ranks as the second largest jackpot in the world.