Powerball Fever Grips St. Louis Area

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

Winning Powerball Numbers: 5, 23, 16, 22, 29, and the Powerball is 6

The jackpot is worth $579 million dollars.

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – The St. Louis area has Powerball fever; over $500 million dollars is up for grabs in Wednesday’s drawing.  FOX2 reporter Roche Madden talked to one person buying tickets earlier Wednesday, who’s been struck 3 times in her life by lightning.  Now she’s hoping to strike it rich in the Powerball lottery drawing.

But the odds of striking it rich and winning tonight's Powerball drawing of $500,000,000 are a slim, 1 in 175,223,510.

And the machines you buy your tickets from, are running white hot, selling ticket at a rate of 105,000 tickets every minute before the drawing.

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.

Popular

Latest News

More News