Friday, May 17, 2013
The $550 million jackpot is the second-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 was boosted to $550 million, or a $350.1 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. …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Find out where to buy a Powerball ticket in Bridgeville, Collier, Heidelberg, Scott, South Fayette and Mt. Lebanon before Wednesday night's drawing to win the $550 million jackpot.
Wednesday night's historic Powerball jackpot rose to a record $550 million on and many Pittsburgh area residents are expected to purchase a ticket Wednesday—if they haven't already. According to the official Pennsylvania Lottery's website, there are numerous places to purchase a ticket in Bridgeville, Collier, Heidelberg, Scott, South Fayette and Mt. Lebanon. Below are a few of the convenience stores that sell the tickets. 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)!
Friday, August 17, 2012
A man from Morgantown, W.Va. hit The Meadows Casino jackpot that had been building for months.
A West Virginia man is leaving the state $1.19 million happier tonight. A spokesman for The Meadows Racetrack & Casino confirmed Thursday afternoon that a "frequent visitor" to the venue struck the slots jackpot, which was $1,192,562 to be exact. The winner did not want his name released, according to the spokesman, who added that the jackpot had been building for months. This story originally appeared on Canon-McMillan Patch
Friday, March 30, 2012
Someone could win $640 million if their number is drawn tonight! What would you do with that money? Tell us in the comments!
Someone will win a record-setting $640 million Mega Millions jackpot today—and if not now, then an even bigger prize later. That is a whole lot of money! So what would you do if you won that much cash? Would you travel, buy luxury items, save it? Maybe you'll donate some to a charity or save for the future. Split the money up with family? Save some for college funds? Buy a house and go on several vacations—and probably have some to spare? Everyone dreams of winning big at one point or another, so tell us about it below! Remember, the deadline to buy a ticket is at 9:59 p.m. on Friday. Don't know where to buy a ticket? We've got you covered! To find a location near you, click here.