Powerball soars to above $300M

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CHICAGO – With the jackpot soaring above $300 million, Chicagoans are lining up to buy tickets.

This is biggest Powerball payout in three years. And it’s making Chicagoans dream big.

Now it’s only responsible that we remind you you are more likely to be attacked by a shark or crushed by an asteroid – or if you’re a high school football player, it’s more likely you’ll play professionally than win Powerball.

But someone has to win. For 16 consecutive drawings, the jackpot has grown.