Levi Kuznicki, a cashier at a Mobil station in Coeur d'Alene, described the lottery craze in recent days as "insane".
Mark Rogers bought his ticket Tuesday and said he usually buys a ticket a week. "But when it gets this high, people enjoy the entertainment value of thinking about what they'd do with the $700 million".
"This amount is considerably higher than the average jackpot prize for other lottos, so there is a real opportunity for people to try a new lottery and see if they can win big".
Kuznicki hasn't worked at the gas station long so the lottery hype has been a unique experience for him.
Chances of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.
The latest $700 million prize refers to the annuity option, paid over 29 years.
They seemed to forget that it was just last summer that a $487 million winning Powerball ticket - now the sixth-largest jackpot on record - was sold at the Hannaford supermarket in Raymond. Allow contributions only from those who are at least 21 years old, the legal minimum age to purchase lottery tickets in Iowa.
Anyone who's not a state government, that is. There's a history of success for pool players in Iowa as the winners of the largest Powerball prize claimed here were members of an office pool. One winning ticket was sold, worth $447 million.
The largest Powerball victor in Idaho was Star's Brad Duke.
So now it's even harder to strike it rich with Powerball, leading to fewer chances of big payouts, which in turn rolls over to enormous prizes such as the one Wednesday night.
Selecting numbers: Once you have chosen Powerball or Powerball with Power Play, picking your numbers is easy. Players can purchase tickets to the world's biggest lotteries, including the Mega Million, EuroMillions, the Italian SuperEnalotto, the EuroJackpot and more. "We remind players to always check their tickets carefully for winners after the draw".
So, while the Buckeyes came in ahead of the Seminoles in the top 25, FSU actually received more first-place votes. It will be Florida's first non-conference regular-season game played outside of the state since 1991.
Meanwhile, sidelined AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran held deliberations with supporters at his residence here. One faction led by Chief Minister Palaniswamy and the other by former Chief Minister and rebel leader O Pannerselvam.
MPs who approved the £29m renovation project claim they weren't informed that Big Ben would be out of action for so long. However, it will still sound on big occasions such as New Year's Day and Remembrance Sunday.
He had a remarkable chemistry with his audience - that's what made him such an incredible professional and why he was so loved. He also said he was "honoured" to have known and worked with Sir Bruce and "to have had my life touched by such greatness".
As per the latest trend, the Congress has won only on six seats while the Shiv Sena candidates were successful in five wards. Shelar also mocked former BJP ally in the municipal corporation, Shiv Sena, without mentioning the name of the party.
Kushner and Greenblatt traveled to the Middle East previously this summer to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. He texted a friend: 'I'm not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist, ' according to the report.
Police say voluntary evacuations were in effect at Indian Creek from 103rd and Stateline to Wornall Road and 99th and Holmes. The flooding prompted several schools in the region to either cancel Tuesday's classes or delay the start of them.
NBA Insider Peter Vecsey first broke the news of an investigation on the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday. The independent investigation is being conducted by the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz.
The four-tournament FedEx Cup playoffs begin with the top-125 finishers qualifying for this week's Northern Trust event in NY . And it got better when Siem battled his way through to the final to take on Otaegui, a rapidly-improving young Spanish golfer.
Microsoft Offers Huge Xbox One X $200 Discount to Fans
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Bankers observe strike, services affected
A few of the employees had also gathered in front of the Regional Office of Canara Bank in Nazarbad and staged protest. However, private sector banks like ICICI Bank , HDFC Bank , Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank , remained open today.
TIMELINE: Strong, severe storms expected Tuesday
Remember, a Tornado Watch is issued when severe thunderstorms and tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area. The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for northern NY and northwest Vermont until 9 pm.
Gionee launches X1 with Android Nougat, priced at Rs 8999
In terms of design, the Gionee X1 sports a metal unibody design with a metal frame all around, giving it an overall premium look. Promotional offers that come with the phone include 10 GB additional data per month for Airtel subscribers for 6 recharges.
Villages liberated from ISIS control in Tal Afar
The Iraqi air force dropped leaflets over the city warning people to "prepare" for the latest assault. She also called upon the advancing Iraqi force to rescue the enslaved Izadis "as soon as possible".
Weather warning in place with heavy rain forecast
Heavy rain is forecast across the south-west Saturday night and will gradually move up over the rest of the country. There will be a risk of low visibility in coastal and hill areas due to patches of rain, drizzle and fog.
He lived the American dream
Writer-actor Marlon Wayans, Will & Grace's Sean Hayes and stand-up comedian Dane Cook referred to Lewis as a hero and mentor. Lewis, at right, joined late singer and actor Dean Martin to become a comic duo of worldwide fame early in their careers.
Android O' set for official launch in US
The company is certainly using the awe of this upcoming astronomical event to debut its next generation mobile operating system. To date, Google hasn't officially disclosed what the "O" in " Android O " stands for, while many believe it could be Oreo .