The historic Powerball jackpot rose to a record $550 million on Wednesday.
According to the official Powerball website, the drawing will be held Wednesday night at 10:59 p.m. In Connecticut, the drawing will be televised live on WTIC.
For Madison residents, the following retailers are offering a chance at that $550 million:
Click on Retailer Name to get directions for that location.CityRetailer NameLocationZipPhone Madison CUMBERLAND FARMS #4735
633 Boston Post Rd 06443 (203)318-0032 Madison HENNY PENNY
646 Boston Post Rd 06443 (203)245-2585 Madison MADISON CT MOBIL
1334/1336 Boston Post Rd 06443 (203)245-7258 Madison MADISON MINI MART
181 Boston Post Rd 06443 (203)245-2405 Madison NORTH MADISON SUNOCO
1276 Durham Rd 06443 (203)421-3700 Madison RAINBOW SHOPS INC
Rte 95 Westbound 06443 (203)245-0573 Madison ROBERTS FOOD CENTER
514 Old Toll Rd 06443 (203)421-3577 Madison STOP & SHOP #624
136 Samson Rock Dr 06443 (203)245-7204
If you want additional information or if you live in another town in Connecticut, go to the ctlottery.com website to see which retailer is closest to your home.
There has been no Powerball winner since Oct. 6. The chance of winning the jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510.
The winning numbers line is (860) 713-2000 or you can check the ct.lottery.com website.
Good luck if you decide to play. You'll need it! It sounds like a lot of money, but the odds are really against you on this one.
If you have a problem gambling, or know someone who does, check out this information from Connecticut Partnership for Responsible Gambling.
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