Lottery Fever Grows As Jackpot Increases

Think you've got the winning number for over $240 million? Plenty of people in Eastern Carolina think they do. Lottery vendors say they're seeing a steady stream of traffic in their stores as the Powerball jackpot climbs to $240 million, a cash payout value of $114 million. Lottery officials say since North Carolina joined Powerball, this is the largest jackpot to date. You can watch the Powerball drawing on WITN Wednesday night just before the eleven o'clock news.