This week marked the first time California residents are able to participate in the Powerball lottery jackpots. With the higher jackpots, sales for the Powerball tickets in California have reached an astounding $3.1 million in the first 24 hours.
Tuesday April 9, lottery vendors in California had lines out the door in some cases. California residents were ready to be a part of Powerball. California now offers over 21,000 registered Powerball vendors throughout the state. All of these locations had high traffic full of residents hopeful to finally win the big jackpots they hear about.
The current Powerball jackpot is set at $60 million. The drawing will take place in Sacramento, California for the first time. The drawing begins at 11:00pm EST, which will be 8:00pm PST for California residents. To watch the Powerbll drawing live from your phone, download the Shoutz app, the mobile home of Powerball.