Thursday, May 9, 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 online 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 Arizona and Missouri. Tell Us: If you won, what's the one thing you always wanted to buy your mother?
Monday, May 6, 2013
Powerball has climbed to $222 milion, and Mega Millions has reached $139 million.
The Powerball Lottery soared to $222 million after no one matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing, and Mega Millions rolled Friday night to $139 million, according to the Illinois Lottery. “This much dough calls for a bake sale,” according to the Lottery’s favorite fictitious anchorman Gil Mitchell. Although Friday’s jackpot didn’t produce a mega winner, Illinois had a Match 5 $250,000 Mega Millions winner at the Tinley Corner Store, 9410 179th St. in Tinley Park. And while many people head out to their local Lottery retailers to purchase tickets, residents across Illinois are can also play these games online – wherever there is Wi-Fi -- via their smartphones, PCs, laptops and tablets, according to a lottery press release. In …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The next drawing will be Wednesday night.
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Monday, January 28
It maybe time to see if Lady Luck is on your side. The Powerball has reached $151 million with the next drawing occurring on Wednesday night, according to a Powerball press release. While the last Powerball drawing on Saturday produced no grand prize Powerball winner, there were over 21,000 Illinois residents who won prizes ranging from $4 to $10,000. The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpoit to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012 in Arizonia and Missouri.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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…