People line up to buy Powerball tickets, jackpot reaches $317 million

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 4, 2015) — People are lining up across the Hoosier state to buy Powerball tickets. The current jackpot is estimated at $317 million, the biggest prize in nearly a year. The Hoosier Lottery plans to give away 317 tickets in Indianapolis Wednesday.

More than 24,000 winning tickets were sold in Indianapolis last Saturday, but the top prize is still up for grabs.  Players have until 9:58 p.m. Wednesday to buy a Powerball ticket.

Free tickets will be awarded at the Kroger on Crawfordsville Road at noon.

You can catch the drawing live right after Fox 59 News at 10, along with your Hoosier Lottery Daily 3 and Daily 4 drawing. Fox 59 is your exclusive home for Lottery drawings, including Powerball and Mega Millions, in Indianapolis.

Indiana leads the nation in Powerball jackpot wins at 38. The highest jackpot win was for $314 million.

What would you do with the winnings? Use #IfIWon to share your jackpot plan. We’ll be reading some of the posts on the air.

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