Friday, May 17, 2013
The $600 million jackpot is the second-largest jackpot in the game’s history.
Want to try your luck at Powerball? All you need is one $2 lottery ticket to play. The Powerball jackpot was boosted 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, according to thePennsylvania Lottery. 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 …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Two $1 million jackpot lottery tickets were sold.
Someone in the Plum-Oakmont area could be $1 million richer after a winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Monroeville, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. Sheetz at 2100 Mosside Boulevard in Monroeville sold one of two winning tickets from the Saturday, May 11 lottery drawing. The other ticket was sold in Chambersburg, Franklin County. The two winning Powerball tickets each correctly matched all five white balls, 06-13-19-23-43, but not the red Powerball 16, to win individual prizes of $1 million, less 25 percent federal withholding. Each retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling a winning ticket. Lottery officials cannot confirm the identity of either winner until each prize is claimed and each ticket is validated. …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
One of the three $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania was sold in Butler County.
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Thursday, November 29, 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
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 Plum, Oakmont and Verona residents are expected to purchase a ticket Wednesday—if they haven't already. For a list of places where you can buy a ticket in the Plum-Oakmont area, click here. 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)! Editor's Note: What would you do with the money if you won? Tell me in the comments! _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.