Feeling Lucky? Powerball Jackpot Soars To $317 Million

CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Are you feeling lucky? A huge jackpot is at stake in the Powerball drawing–$317 million!

Linh Bui reports many Marylanders are taking a shot.

A $2 ticket could change your entire life. As the Powerball jackpot soars to $317 million, Marylanders are feeling lucky and confident.

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“I’m here to tell all of you I am the winner,” said Eleanor Thomas.

People are paying to play. It’s the fourth time this year the Powerball broke $300 million.

“People like to win big,” a store clerk said.

Milford Liquors in Milford Mill was busy all day, selling tickets to hopeful customers.

“The numbers that I’m choosing are my family’s birthday numbers. So hopefully we’ll win,” Thomas said.

The jackpot grew quickly after rolling over 10 times.

Just last month, a group of Jersey Shore maintenance workers, dubbed the “Oceans 16”, hit it big, sharing…

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