Friday, May 17, 2013
If you drew the Powerball winning numbers in Saturday’s lottery, you could score $600 million, the largest Powerball jackpot ever.
Powerball results were watched closely Wednesday when the jackpot was $363 million. After no one picked all six winning numbers, the new Powerball prize for the Saturday, May 18, drawing is now $600 million, which makes it the highest Powerball jackpot ever — and the second-highest U.S. lottery jackpot. The numbers drawn Saturday night were: 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and the Powerball was 11. The one-time cash payout is estimated at $376.9 million. Tickets are $2 and the game is played in Wisconsin and 42 other states, including Florida, Texas, California and New York. You can buy tickets until 9 p.m. CST for the 9:59 p.m. drawing. Buy tickets online here, or search for a local retailer. Until Saturday, the largest Powerball jackpot was $587.5 …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
After nobody won Saturday's Powerball jackpot, the big prize rolled over and the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing was $183 million.
The winning numbers in Wednesday's Powerball jackpot drawing were 5, 9, 28, 32, 38 and the Powerball is 29. The Powerball jackpot for reached $183 million, or a $112.5 million cash payout. There is no word yet on whether anyone won the jackpot. The jackpot rolled over after Saturday's drawing produced no grand prize winner, however, three people matched all five Powerball numbers and each won a $1 million prize. Because one person also selected the Power Play option, that individual received another $1 million. In Wisconsin, nearly 8,000 winning tickets were sold for Saturday's drawing.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Did you get squeezed out of a deal on Black Friday? It may not matter if you cash in on the largest Powerball jackpot in history on Wednesday
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Monday, November 26, 2012
So maybe you didn't get that large screen TV at Walmart because you weren't there early enough or valued your own personal safety to wait until later. It may not matter if you can manage get to local stores to buy a lottery ticket by 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Powerball estimated jackpot now sits at $550 million, according to the Powerball website, the largest in its history. The previous top windfall was $365 million, and was claimed by eight co-workers in Lincoln, NE, in 2006. The Powerball numbers for Saturday were 22-32-37-44-50, and the Powerball was 34. The lottery claimed more than 2 million winners on the Nov. 24 drawing, but no jackpot winners among the 42 states which participate. The jackpot could end up being higher in the days …