Powerball jackpot reaches $460 million
BRISTOL, Va. - The Powerball jackpot has now reached $460 million. The drawing is Wednesday night.
People were buying plenty of tickets today at George and Sid's in Bristol.
"Usually, people will buy several of them," Cashier Sunny Lowery said. "I've even had them come in and buy $100 to $200 worth of lottery tickets, just in the past few days."
Mega Millions is also a popular contest. It reached a $418 million jackpot after no winner was chosen last night.
It's the seventh largest Powerball ever and the fourth largest Mega Millions jackpot. Winners have the option of getting the prize in payments or a smaller cash option.
The Powerball drawing is Wednesday at 10:59 p.m. The Mega Millions drawing is Friday.