Jul 28, 2014
Mostly Cloudy

$550 Million Powerball Drawing is Tonight

The jackpot just jumped from $500 to $550 million ($360.2 million cash value after Uncle Sam's cut). Connecticut is one of 42 states that offer the lottery game; find Clinton retailers and tips on how to play here.

$550 Million Powerball Drawing is Tonight


The historic Powerball jackpot rose to a record $550 million on Tuesday and many Clinton 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 Clinton 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 $550 million jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510.

    Good luck (you'll need it)!

    Don’t miss updates from Patch!