The Powerball jackpot has soared to $320 million, up $15 million from Tuesday. Wednesdays drawing will mark the fourth largest in the games history.
The buzz generated by the climbing jackpot has been seen here locally.
Broadmoor Clark's gas station in south Shreveport saw many people filing in and out Tuesday afternoon, hoping to snatch up a winning ticket and become $320 million richer.
Frequent customer Ryan Upchurch bought five tickets, hoping to increase his odds of winning and cash in on some of his lavish dreams.
"It wouldn't hurt to have a lamborghini or a nice house out in Los Angeles," said Upchurch.
Homer Resident Robert Sanders tried to use one of his lucky charms to gain an edge. He chose his two sons college baseball numbers as Powerball numbers. Sanders says if he wins he will use the winnings to give back to his community.
"I would help out alot of people that I could, alot of people need today, especially the school systems, especially the school system in Claiborne Parish," said Sanders.
For Kristin Fullerton, winning the Powerball takes on a whole different meaning.
"I have Supraventricular Tachycardia and I have a lot of medical bills building up and this money would really help for it," said Fullerton.
The drawing for the Powerball jackpot will take place at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday evening. Each Powerball ticket cost $2 to play one line of numbers.
The $213.3 million jackpot cash drawing is Powerball's biggest drawing ever.