[Update] $550 Million Powerball Drawing is Tonight

Connecticut is one of 42 states that offer the lottery game; find East Haven retailers and tips on how to play here.

The historic Powerball jackpot rose to a record $550 million on Tuesday and many East Haven residents are expected to purchase a ticket Wednesday — if they haven't already.

According to the official Powerball website, the drawing will be held tonight at 10:59 p.m. In Connecticut, the drawing will be televised live on WTIC-TV/FOX 61.

For East Haven residents, click here to see which retailer is closest to your home.

There has been no Powerball winner since Oct. 6. The chance of winning the $500 million jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510.

Good luck (you'll need it)!

Did you buy a Powerball ticket? Why or why not? Tell us in the comments.

Jeff Brush November 29, 2012 at 12:15 PM
Editor's Note: This article should not have appeared in Thursday's newsletter. The drawing was in fact last night and there are two very lucky people today.


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