Powerball Jackpot Balloons to $284 Million

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NORTH JACKSON — The Powerball jackpot ballooned to $284 million dollars after there was no winner in last Saturday’s drawing. Interested in winning? You still have a few more hours to buy your Powerball ticket for the drawing. Local lottery outlets say they’ve seen a steady stream of players come in and buy their $2 tickets. They can be bought until an hour before the drawing. Some players are already making plans for their potential winnings. “I would buy me a new house couple of new cars,” Wayne Pruitt, a lottery player, said. “[I’d] help my kids out…[I] would be set for life.” Catch the Powerball drawing live Wednesday right before WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News at 10.

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