$1 billion Powerball jackpot has Bronx residents hoping big

The chance of someone buying the nearly $1 billion winning ticket is about 1 in 292 million.

News 12 Staff

Jul 19, 2023, 4:17 PM

Updated 340 days ago

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Bronx residents are heading out and buying tickets hoping to strike big in Wednesday's Powerball drawing.
The chance of someone buying the nearly $1 billion winning ticket is about 1 in 292 million.
After someone in the Bronx woke up a millionaire Tuesday morning, others are hoping lightning will strike twice at the same place. The $1 million second-prize winning ticket was sold Monday at the Fairfield Food gas station on Third Avenue in the Bronx.
Wednesday's Powerball jackpot worth is roughly $1 billion.


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