Tonight’s Powerball prize might not break records, but it still has us wondering just what readers would do with a jackpot that big.
With $360 million on the line in tonight’s Powerball drawing, there’s little doubt that many Largo residents plan to tune in to catch the winning numbers as they’re announced around 11 p.m. Lottery retailers throughout the Tampa Bay area have been touting the drawing as the jackpot has climbed millions over the last few days. While tonight’s drawing doesn’t break the record in the multistate contest, which came in at $587.5 million on Nov. 28, 2012, it still has us wondering: What would you do with $360 million? Share your wackiest, craziest and most entertaining ideas by commenting below! Still need a ticket for the May 15 lottery drawing? Just check out the list of local retailers in Largo on the lottery website.
As the Powerball jackpot continues to climb, we've put together a list of some of the places in the Largo area you can buy a ticket for Wednesday night's drawing.
Who's left on your holiday shopping list? Maybe you can buy something for everyone if you win the next Powerball Jackpot? The Powerball Jackpot is climbing and went from a whopping $425 million on Monday to an astonishing $500 million on Tuesday. That's a cash value of $327.4 million, according to Powerball.com. All you have to do to play is buy a ticket for $2 at a local gas station, grocery store or convenience store by 10 p.m. Wednesday night. Feel free to play your lucky numbers or try a quick pick if you can't decide. When to buy a ticket: According to Powerball.com, drawings are held on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m. Tickets have to be purchased by 10 p.m. on the night of the drawing. Anything bought after 10 p.m. on …