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California's first-ever Powerball drawing Wednesday

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Powerball lottery arrives in California

California's first-ever Powerball drawing will be held Wednesday night and tickets have been flying out of the stores.

In just the first 24 hours, lottery players snapped up $3.1 million in tickets, setting a national record. That number was up to $4 million as of Tuesday night.

There are 21,000 locations across the state selling tickets. Wednesday night's jackpot is $60 million and the odds of winning are 1 in about 175,000,000.

The drawing will take place in Sacramento at 7:59 p.m.

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