People line up to buy Powerball tickets from a newsstand inside Grand Central Station in New York

 
People line up to buy Powerball tickets from a newsstand inside Grand Central Station in New York
People line up to buy Powerball tickets from a newsstand inside Grand Central Station in New York, November 27, 2012. The jackpot for the Powerball lottery soared on Tuesday to a record $500 million and could increase again by the time the winning numbers are drawn on Wednesday, a lottery official said. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri