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May 18, 2013 7:51 PM by Jessica Holley - jholley@kristv.com

Lotto Fever Hits the Coastal Bend

CORPUS CHRISTI - It is lotto fever across the Coastal Bend. Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $600 million.People have been out at local convenience stores to get their tickets.

It is rivaling the largest lottery jackpot in U.S. History, last November it was advertised at $550 million, but ended up being $587.5 million increase from last minute sales. But this time lotto officials says they will not change the jackpot winnings.

For those who purchased a ticket, they have a one in 175 million chances of winning.

If the drawing yields no winner, all records will be shattered as the jackpot for Wednesday would go to $925 million.

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