Who's left on your holiday shopping list? Maybe you can buy something for everyone if you win the next Powerball Jackpot?
The Powerball Jackpot is climbing and went from a whopping $425 million on Monday to an astonishing $500 million on Tuesday. That's a cash value of $327.4 million, according to Powerball.com.
All you have to do to play is buy a ticket for $2 at a local gas station, grocery store or convenience store by 10 p.m. Wednesday night. Feel free to play your lucky numbers or try a quick pick if you can't decide.
When to buy a ticket:
According to Powerball.com, drawings are held on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m. Tickets have to be purchased by 10 p.m. on the night of the drawing. Anything bought after 10 p.m. on Wednesday will be for the next drawing.
Also note that all prizes have to be claimed within 180 days of the drawing and in the state where it was bought.
Where to buy a ticket:
Go to Florida Lottery's website and enter your zip code for a list of retailers near you.
According to the search, here are just some of the more than 100 locations in and around Clearwater that sell Powerball tickets:
- Circle K, 1701 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
- 7-Eleven, 1725 Drew St.
- 49 Food Mart, 4911 49th Ave. N.
- 7 Days Food Market, 2926 Roosevelt Blvd.
- ABM Mini Mart & Deli, 280 Windward Passage
- Belcher BP, 2198 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
- Break Time, 1285 S. Highland Ave.
- Copper Mug Liquors, 1463 S. Belcher Rd.
- Farm Store, 2324 State Road 580
- Feather Sound Rally, 3400 Ulmerton Rd.
- Hess Express, 441 Chestnut St.
- JK Food Store, 2468 Belleair Rd.
- Kmart, 26996 U.S. 19 N.
- McMullen Mobil, 2495 McMullen Booth Rd.
- Missouri Citgo, 1301 Missouri Ave.
- Nick's Econo Mart, 1500 Missouri Ave. S.
- Pit Stop, 2201 N. Hercules Ave.
- Pop's Food Mart, 1208 N. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite A
- Publix, 200 Island Way
- Queen Cleopatra, 24111 U.S. 19 N.
- Racetrac, 2854 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
- Rainbow Food Mart, 1629 N. Highland Ave.
- Shop N Save, 1427 N. Betty Ln.
- St. George Convenience, 1698 Clerawater Largo Rd.
- Stop N Shop, 1285 Cleveland St.
- Surf Style, 315 S. Gulfview Blvd.
- Sweetbay, 1861 N. Highland Ave.
- Ulmerton BP Amoco, 5545 Ulmerton Rd.
For a complete list of locations to buy Powerball tickets, run the search on the lottery website.