Friday, May 17, 2013
No one won Wednesday's Powerball. The next drawing is Saturday.
Saturday's Powerball jackpot has climbed to a staggering $550 million. That's a $350.1 million cash payout! Buy tickets on-line here. The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012, in Arizona and Missouri. Half a billion dollars? What would you do with all that dough?
Friday, May 10, 2013
Imagine all you could buy your mom for Mother's Day if you won the Powerball!
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $270 million and counting with the next drawing happening Saturday night, May 11. That's a $175.8 million cash payout! Buy tickets on-line here. The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday's drawing produced no grand prize winner. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012 in Arizonia and Missouri. Tell Us: If you won, what's the one thing you always wanted to buy your mother?
Friday, March 8, 2013
You can't win it unless you're in it! Remember to get a ticket—or 10 for the $150 million Powerball drawing on Saturday.
The Powerball has reached $150 million with the next drawing happening Saturday night, March 9. That's a $95.2 million cash payout! Wednesday's drawing produced no grand prize winner, but there was one $1 million winning ticket that had all five Powerball numbers. Lucky Local Evanston’s Shell Foods, 2494 Oakton St., recently sold a winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket for the March 4 drawing, making someone in the area $100,000 richer. On Feb. 6, a salesman from Streamwood won $1 million after purchasing a Powerball ticket at the Lake Villa Citgo at 400 E. Grand Ave., reported the Lake County News-Sun. The man's cash payout was $700,000. The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpot to date…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Two tickets matching the winning jackpot numbers were sold in Arizona and Missouri. Watch the Powerball drawing live and check out the winning numbers.
By now, you likely know the winning Powerball tickets from Wednesday's $550 million drawing were sold in Arizona and Missouri. Those winning tickets mactched all five of the five numbers and the Powerball number. Each winner will receive about $293.7 million. However, right here in Illinois, two ticket holders matched all five numbers as well (not the Powerball number) and will receive $1 million each. Those tickets were sold at Casey's General Store in Fairmont, Ill., and Barts Supermarket in Flanagan, Ill., according to the Illinois Lottery results page. The winning numbers are 5, 23, 16, 22, 29, 6. The Powerball lottery drawing took place Wednesday night at 9:59 p.m. CST. Watch the drawing took place live on Powerball's YouTube channel …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Watch the Powerball drawing live and check out the winning numbers.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Some lucky person might be half a billion dollars richer. The winning numbers are 5, 23, 16, 22, 29, 6. The Powerball lottery drawing took place Wednesday night at 9:59 p.m. CST. Ticket sales closed in Illinois at 9 p.m. Watch the drawing took place live on Powerball's YouTube channel and TV stations that featured the live drawing. Each Powerball ticket cost $2. Players choose five numbers plus a sixth Powerball number. Players matching all six numbers can select an annuitized amount paid out over 29 years or a lump sum payment. ABC News reports lottery officials expect to sell more than 105,000 tickets every minute before the drawing. Despite the long odds for the big jackpot, the overall odds of winning a prize are considerably better …
Wednesday’s jackpot could go up higher, lottery officials said.
Jozefa S. is an Illinois State Lottery winner with a bit of advice on playing the lottery: “you can’t win if you don’t play so go ahead and play.” A lot of people will be plucking down $2 for a Powerball ticket in one of the lottery’s biggest jackpots of the year. The jackpot is now $500 million and may grow larger by Wednesday’s drawing, lottery officials said. “When (the jackpot) is this large, it’s not unusual for the jackpot to go up. I wouldn’t be surprised if it gets pumped up again,” said Chanele Newton, a Northstar Lottery Group spokesman. Northstar runs the Illinois State Lottery. A total of $200,000 tickets were sold in a half-hour span Tuesday in Illinois alone, Newton said. There has been no Powerball winner since Oct. 6, and …
Monday, April 18, 2011
Lottery officials waiting for winner to step forward.
Check those lottery tickets, you could be $200,000 richer. According to the Illinois Lottery, Saturday night’s winning Powerball ticket was sold at Riverwoods Mobil gas station on Deerfield Road. The ticket matched all five numbers: 21, 33, 44, 45, and 55 but didn’t hit the Powerball number of 5. If the ticketholder had chosen a Power Play, the jackpot would have bumped up to $1 million. The local gas station will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Lottery officials say the winner has not yet been identified. “Hopefully we’ll get someone to come in and claim it pretty soon,” media spokesman Tracy Owens told Patch. Powerball’s next drawing is on Wednesday with a $56 million jackpot.