$550 million Powerball jackpot drives ticket frenzy
Customers buy tickets for the Powerball lottery in New York, November 28, 2012. Dreams of vast riches from a record Powerball lottery jackpot of more than half-a-billion dollars prompted a frenzy of ticket-buying across the United States ahead of...more
A worker pastes an updated Powerball sign up in New York, November 28, 2012. Dreams of vast riches from a record Powerball jackpot of at least half-a-billion dollars drove enthusiastic ticket-buying across the United States ahead of the Wednesday...more
People line up to buy Powerball tickets from a newsstand inside Grand Central Station in New York, November 27, 2012. The jackpot for the Powerball lottery soared on Tuesday to a record $500 million and could increase again by the time the winning...more
Powerball lottery tickets are seen in New York, November 27, 2012. The top prize in Wednesday's Powerball lottery is currently a record $425 million. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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