Powerball lottery jackpot hits $425 million
(Reuters) - Strong ticket sales have boosted the jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing to an estimated $425 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association said.
The jackpot is the fourth-biggest for any U.S. lottery, and the third-largest for the Powerball game, said Shelly Gerteisen, a spokeswoman for the Florida Lottery, which is one of the participants.
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