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    Powerball Fever Rising

    Southern California has Powerball fever. A record jackpot of $1.5 billion is on the line. Adrian Arambulo reports for the NBC4 News at Noon on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016)

    If you're rolling the dice at a chance to bag the staggering Powerball jackpot, you may as well hedge your bets. 

    The next jackpot has soared to a jaw-dropping $1.5 billion, Multi-State Lottery Association officials said. The CA Lottery keeps a list of the luckiest retailers in California. 

    They provide historical lucky retailers: These are places that have sold at least two winning tickets with jackpots of $1 million or more since 2013.

    It should be no big surprise that Hawthorne's Bluebird Liquor is on the list, having sold four winning tickets. Lottery hopefuls still rub the bluebird statue after they buy their tickets for good luck.

    Powerball fever had lines stretching around the block at the store located at 13746 Hawthorne Boulevard.

    Another hot location may be Allan's Market Wine & Lotto located at 2521 Ventura Road in Port Hueneme, which has sold the tippy-top number of lucky tickets since 2013, totaling six, according to the CA Lottery site.

    Not close to any of the historically lucky spots? Type in your ZIP code to find a "Lucky Retailer" near you on the CA Lottery site.

    Top Seven Historically Lucky Retailers in Southern California

    Six Wins:
    Allans Market Wine & Lotto
    2521 Ventura Road in Port Hueneme

    Five Wins:
    Country Store
    72129 Baker Boulevard in Baker, CA

    Four Wins:
    Bluebird Liquor
    13746 Hawthorne Boulevard in Hawthorne

    Three Wins:
    Town and Country Newstand
    6330 West Third Street in Los Angeles

    Three Wins:
    Mike's Beverage Shop
    42263 50th Street W #101 in Quartz Hill

    Three Wins:
    Mr. C's Liquor
    1925 South Pacific Avenue in San Pedro

    Three Wins:
    7-Eleven 2133-17957C
    2201 East Channel Island Boulevard in Oxnard

    The cutoff time to buy is 59 minutes before draw time, which will be at 7:59 p.m. PST Saturday, according to powerball.com.