All posts tagged "Lottery"
Players hold breath as $700M Powerball jackpot drawing nears
Odds of winning are one in 292.2 million
- Posted August 23, 2017
$487M Powerball ticket bought at small-town grocery in New Hampshire
- Posted July 31, 2016
Powerball Jackpot $422 Million after Months Without Winner
- Posted July 26, 2016
Warehouse Worker Takes Third of $1.6 Billion Powerball Pot
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A small-town warehouse supervisor turned in one of three tickets splitting the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot on Friday, and swiftly announced that he would take his money now, giving up hundreds of millions...
- Posted January 15, 2016
Who Got 3 Winning Tickets to $1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot?
MUNFORD, Tenn. – Mystery winners in Tennessee, Florida and California should get their affairs in order before they claim their thirds of the unprecedented $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, lottery officials advised Thursday. The lucky trio did not...
- Posted January 14, 2016
In Record Powerball Game, a Look at Winners and Losers
DES MOINES, Iowa – When the largest-ever lottery prize is finally awarded, the winners and losers will extend well beyond the lucky few who hit the jackpot and the multitudes of disappointed ticket buyers. Here’s a breakdown...
- Posted January 13, 2016
Thousands Test their Luck with Powerball Jackpot, which Surges to Record $900M
SAN JUAN – Thousands of people have played the Powerball Lottery since Saturday morning, which has increased its payout to $900 million, producing long lines at island establishments where tickets are being bought before the drawing this...
- Posted January 9, 2016
Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Estimated $700M
DES MOINES, Iowa – A lottery official says the estimated prize for this weekend’s Powerball drawing has grown to about $700 million, making it the largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history. Texas Lottery Executive...
- Posted January 7, 2016
Jamaica Homicides Jump 20%, to Highest Level in 5 Years
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Violent rivalries among Jamaica’s lottery scam rings have helped drive the Caribbean island’s homicide rate to the highest level in five years. Police say Jamaica had at least 1,192 slayings in 2015, a roughly...
- Posted January 6, 2016