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Feeling lucky? Powerball Jackpot driving traffic at local retailers


No winner in Wednesday night’s drawing for the Powerball Lottery. That means Saturday night’s drawing is valued at $535 million ($340.1 million cash value).  Those numbers are expected to rise over the next 24 hours.  This would be the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot ever. Powerball is played in 44 states including Oklahoma, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the U-S Virgin Islands.

We checked in on several area convenience stores on Friday afternoon and every location reported a steady stream of jackpot hopefuls.

Chances of winning the grand prize (all five numbers plus the Powerball) are one in 292.2 million.

If you bought, or plan to buy a ticket, good luck!