Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
Amanda McKinley anxiously waits, first in line Wednesday morning at Rickers, for her free Powerball ticket in hopes of winning the $500 million jackpot.
Mary Harvey receives her free Powerball ticket.
The Powerball jackpot is now at $500 million, although the amount might rise during the day.
Powerball officials announced early Wednesday afternoon that the jackpot is now an estimated $550 million.
Beginning at 6 a.m. today, the Hoosier Lottery gave away one free Powerball ticket to the first 425 players who visited Ricker's at 5823 Coldwater Road.