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Tickets selling for record $425 million Powerball jackpot

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By Ronnie Dahl
FOX 2 News

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -- Feeling lucky? Metro Detroiters are lining up for tickets now that the Powerball jackpot has reached a record $425 million.

Click on the video player to watch Ronnie Dahl's report.

At the Prince fine wine and liquor store in Southfield, the lotto machine is on overdrive. The largest jackpot ever is on the line.

"What would you do if won?" Fox 2 asked one customer. "Give my job a notice, give my fiance a plan and make sure our family is taken care of."

"I would probably pay off my family's bills and invest the rest," said another customer. "But who knows when you have that much money in hand."

The pot has grown to about $425 million. That's a lot of dreams and $2 dollars gets you into the game. The odds of a ticket being the big winner are one in 175,223,510.00

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