Friday, May 17, 2013
If you draw the Powerball winning numbers in Saturday’s lottery, you could score $600 million, the largest Powerball jackpot ever.
Powerball results were watched closely Wednesday when the jackpot was $363 million. After no one picked all six winning numbers, the new Powerball prize for the Saturday, May 18, drawing is now $600 million, which makes it the highest Powerball jackpot ever — and the second-highest U.S. lottery jackpot. Return here Saturday night to see the winning numbers The one-time cash payout is estimated at $376.9 million. Tickets are $2 and the game is played in Wisconsin and 42 other states, including Florida, Texas, California and New York. You can buy tickets until 9 p.m. CST for the 9:59 p.m. drawing. Buy tickets online here, or search for a local retailer. Until Saturday, the largest Powerball jackpot was $587.5 million and was won on Nov. 28…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
After nobody won Saturday's Powerball jackpot, the big prize rolled over and the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing was $183 million.
The winning numbers in Wednesday's Powerball jackpot drawing were 5, 9, 28, 32, 38 and the Powerball is 29. The Powerball jackpot for reached $183 million, or a $112.5 million cash payout. There is no word yet on whether anyone won the jackpot. The jackpot rolled over after Saturday's drawing produced no grand prize winner, however, three people matched all five Powerball numbers and each won a $1 million prize. Because one person also selected the Power Play option, that individual received another $1 million. In Wisconsin, nearly 8,000 winning tickets were sold for Saturday's drawing.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Wisconsin is one of 42 states that plays the lottery game. Find out where to get tickets in Shorewood.
So maybe you didn't get that large screen TV at Walmart because you weren't there early enough or valued your own personal safety to wait until later. It may not matter if you can manage get to local stores to buy a lottery ticket by 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Powerball estimated jackpot — set earlier this week at $425 million — is now up to a cool $550 million, according to the Powerball website, the largest in its history. The previous top windfall was $365 million, and was claimed by eight co-workers in Lincoln, NE, in 2006. A single winner could accept 30 annual payments of approximate $18.3 million each, or a single payout of $360 million immediately, according to the Powerball website. The Powerball numbers for Saturday were 22-32-37-44-…