With the holiday shopping season officially under way, there's a lot more than visions of sugar plums dancing in the heads of Powerball players. They're dreaming of fancy vacations, pricey new wardrobes and maybe a mansion or two ...
Philly.com notes that two of the other records also happened this year – $337 million in August and $336 million in February.
The odds of winning are about 1 in 175 million.
Tickets are $2 each. The next drawing is at 10 p.m. Saturday.