Record breaking Powerball jackpot has Americans scooping up tickets.
Powerball fever has grown to a frenzy across the country.
Already more than a billion dollars in tickets have been sold and that number is growing this evening.
The jackpot now stands at more than $550-million.
The official odds are 175-million-to-one, but for $2 a ticket many say they have to take a chance.
Ticket sales end at 10 o'clock tonight.