Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Two winning tickets sold in Missouri and Arizona, while a West Allis gas station sells a $1 million winner.
Two winning tickets were sold in Wednesday night's record $580 million Powerball jackpot — in Arizona and Missouri. The winning numbers were: 5-16-22-23-29 and the Powerball was 6. While nobody won the big prize in Wisconsin, a $1 million ticket was sold at the Speedway gas station at 9130 W. Oklahoma Ave., West Allis, the Wisconsin State Lottery said Thursday morning. That ticket matched all five winning numbers correctly but did not have the right Powerball number. As of 7 a.m. Thursday, the person who purchased that ticket had not yet come forward. Nine other tickets sold in won $10,000 and one additional $10,000 ticket was turned into a $40,000 winner because the player bought Powerball's Power Play prize multiplier feature, the state …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Wisconsin is one of 42 states that play the lottery game. Find Fox Point and Bayside retailers who sell tickets here.
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…
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Double check your tickets to make sure you aren't suddenly a millionaire.
Are you feeling lucky? Well, you might be, but read a little further down to see if you are. Here's a look at the latest winning numbers from the Wisconsin Lottery.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Unemployment, the struggling economy are blamed for decrease but many continue to play daily.
Tony Valdivia stopped at the Open Pantry in Fox Point this week for 20-ounce Sprite, a bag of chips and his daily Fire 'N' Dice lottery ticket. "I get one here or in Waukegan, wherever I happen to be," said Valdivia, a landscaper. "I won $1,000 once." While a kitty like that is enough to make anyone purr, sales of lottery tickets tanked with the economy, according to state officials. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue reported nearly $481 million in gross sales in fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010, up slightly from the previous year. But the number was still down almost 5.5 percent from 2006. That comes as no surprise Roger Breunig, the owner of the Flightline Amoco, N71W13161 Appleton Ave., in Brookfield. "We've only had the lottery …