Powerball fever hits Chicago-area

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The winning Powerball numbers are: 5 – 25 – 30 – 58 – 59 .  The Powerball is  32

It is the third largest Powerball drawing ever, $425 million dollars.

Powerball tickets are sold in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S Virgin Islands.  The odds of winning?  1 in 175 million.

But is you win the jackpot, it translates to a lump sum payment of about $245 million dollars and today, people in the Chicago area have been trading in dollars for dreams.

WGN’s Dan Ponce talked with some hopeful lotto players.

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