Cost of Powerball ticket rises, along with starting jackpot

The Powerball lottery game expects that players who spend a dollar on a ticket will be glad to pay more to win more.Beginning Jan. 15,

NORWALK - The Powerball lottery game expects that players who spend a dollar on a ticket will be glad to pay more to win more.

Beginning Jan. 15, the cost of a Powerball ticket will increase by $2.

The starting jackpot will also rise, from $20 million to $40 million.

The new system is expected to improve the odds of winning and attract more people with its bigger payout.

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