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…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Jackpot climbs to $550 million.
In just a few hours, some lucky person might be half a billion dollars richer. The Powerball lottery drawing takes place Wednesday night at 9:59 p.m. Central Time. To find your nearest Illinois lottery retailer, click here. 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. For complete details, visit the Powerball website. 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 at 1 in 55. Since the last drawing on Nov. 24, the Powerball…