Powerball Ticket Price Going Up To $2
If you play the lottery the price of possibly winning a fortune is about to double. The multi-state “Powerball” game announced that beginning on January 15 the price of a ticket will jump from $1 to $2, a 100% increase. The lottery game, based in Urbandale, Iowa, explained the increase and other changes on their website.Essentially, the increased cost will be compensated for by having more winners, bigger prizes and lower odds. Officials say the huge jackpots–which have become a signature featyre of the game–will continue.