Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:17:55 GMT —
Powerball players have a chance to win the sixth-largest jackpot in lottery history tonight.
The prize is worth more than $400 million.
The jackpot grew from $330 million over the weekend when no winning tickets were sold for Saturday nightâ??s drawing.
The odds of winning are 1 in 175 million.
Columbiaâ??s Peggy Cox is a consistent Powerball player.
She always buys 2 tickets for every drawing and knows how she would spend the money.
Cox said, â??My family, of course, and I have a lot of things that I want to give money to and back to. There are a lot of people that I would like to help.â??
If Cox hits the jackpot, she would become the first Powerball winner of 2014.
Tickets are on sale until 7 p.m.
Tonightâ??s drawing is at 9:59 p.m.