Where to buy a Powerball ticket and the odds of winning the jackpot.
The historic Powerball jackpot rose to a record $500 million on Tuesday and many Peters Township residents are expected to purchase a ticket Wednesday—if they haven't already. According to the official Powerball website, there are 28 places to purchase a ticket in Peters Township. For those with a 15317 zip code, click here to see which retailer is closest to your home. Others with a 15367 zip code, the Cogos at 801 E McMurray Rd. or The Country Store at 698 Venetia Rd. are the closest locations. There has been no Powerball winner since Oct. 6. The chance of winning the $500 million jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510. Good luck (you'll need it)! Did you buy a Powerball ticket? Why or why not? Tell us in the comments.