Everything is expensive right now! Gas. Groceries. Housing. Winning the next Powerball drawing wouldn't just make things easier, it would be life-changing! 

If you went to bed on Wednesday night with dreams of waking up a millionaire, you were probably really disappointed when you checked your ticket on Thursday morning and discovered that you did NOT win the $1.6 billion drawing.

Don't be too disappointed! NO ONE won Wednesday night's drawing which means the jackpot grows to $1.4 billion for the drawing set for Saturday, October 6. It's the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers
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As we head toward the holidays, we already know that everything will be more expensive than last year. And we're not just talking about the gifts you're buying on Amazon or at Target and Walmart. We're talking about the cost of holiday meals and plane tickets to visit family, too. A big lottery win would certainly make the holiday season easier.

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Idaho has a FANTASTIC history of producing Powerball winners. You can read more about the Gem State's big winners here. We'd love to see you become the next name on that list, so we dove into the Idaho Lottery's archives and determined where the luckiest lottery locations in Boise and the surrounding areas are. This is what we found out!

Good luck! If you win, make sure you call us Monday morning. We want to celebrate with you. Or let you quit your job live on the air. That decision is all yours!

15 Luckiest Lottery Locations in the Treasure Valley

If you believe where you buy your tickets matters, these are fifteen Idaho Lottery retailers that have cranked at least one, if not multiple, winners of $100,000 or more!

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13 Idaho Lottery Scratch Tickets With Huge Prize Jackpots Remaining

This list is up to date as of October 21, 2022!

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How Much Money Do You Need to Make to Be Happy in the Pacific Northwest?

These numbers crunched by Go Banking Rates were inspired by a 2018 study performed by Purdue University. Purdue looked to find the number that would make people feel like they reached a level of life evaluation and emotional-well being where they were truly happy.

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