Friday, May 17, 2013
The jackpot is the largest jackpot in the game’s history.
Want to try your luck at a Powerball lottery ticket? You only need one $2 ticket to play. The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $600 million, or a $376.9 million cash prize for the Saturday, May 18, drawing after none of the tickets sold Wednesday matched the winning numbers. The multi-state mega-lottery had rolled to a $475 million value after Wednesday's drawing, but increased by $75 million Thursday afternoon as a result of strong ticket sales. The $550 million jackpot is the second-largest jackpot in the game’s history. The largest was won last Nov. 28, 2012, when a $587.5 million jackpot was shared by two tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri. Tickets for the next Powerball drawing will be available until 9:59 p.m. Saturday evening. …
Monday, December 17, 2012
The Pennsylvania Lottery says one of the winning Powerball tickets worth $1 million was sold at local Shop’n Save.
Someone in the Pittsburgh area might be $1 million richer. The Pennsylvania Lottery says one of the winning Powerball tickets worth $1 million was sold at the Shop’n Save in Raceway Plaza. The ticket for Saturday night’s drawing matched all five white balls but missed the red Powerball. The winning numbers for Saturday night’s drawing are 15-23-40-44-55, and the red Powerball is 14. The Pennsylvania Lottery is asking the winner to sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at Lottery headquarters in Dauphin County, or at any of Lottery’s seven area offices. The closest location to this area is 1424 Western Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15233. The phone number to that location is 412-770-2760. The winner has one …
Friday, November 30, 2012
One of the three $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania was sold in Butler County.
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Friday, November 30, 2012
One of the three $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania was sold in Butler County, the Pennsylvania Lottery confirmed Thursday afternoon. The winning ticket, which matched the first five numbers but missed the Powerball number, was sold at the Planet Mart convenience store near Saxonsburg, according to the lottery. The other two $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania were sold in Altoona and Montgomery County. Lottery officials said they would not know the identities of the winners until they come forward and claim their prize by calling them at 717-702-8146. They each have one year to claim their winnings. Two grand prize Powerball winners, which will split Wednesday night’s record $587.5 million jackpot, were …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Remember, your odds of winning the $550 jackpot are 1 in 175 million.
The winning numbers for the Powerball lottery drawing are 5, 23, 16, 22, 29 and the Powerball number is 6. The jackpot Wednesday night reached a record $550 million. There have been no jackpot winners since Oct. 6. According to the Powerball website, the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175 million. But—because there are multiple ways to win prizes in Powerball—one's chances of winning some amount of money are actually pretty good: About 1 in 32. Did you get any of the numbers?! Tell us in the comments below. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
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 Upper St. Clair residents are expected to purchase a ticket Wednesday—if they haven't already. According to the official Powerball website, there are five places to purchase a ticket in Upper St. Clair. 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. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook