Friday, May 17, 2013
If you drew 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. The numbers drawn Saturday night were: 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and the Powerball was 11. 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 …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The second-largest jackpot in the multi-state Powerball lottery was on the line in Wednesday's drawing.
The Powerball jackpot climbed to $363 million for Wednesday drawing. The winning numbers are 2, 11, 26, 34 and 41, with a Powerball of 32. The one-time cash payout is at least $229.2 million. The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012, in Arizona and Missouri. Tell Us: What would you buy (or do) if you won the jackpot?
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The multi-state lottery's big prize has climbed to a truly life-changing amount once again.
The winning numbers in Wednesday's Powerball jackpot drawing were 22-26-31-54-55, with a Powerball of 18. The Powerball jackpot has reached $165 million, or a $107.7 million cash payout. The jackpot rolled over after Saturday's drawing produced no grand prize winner, however, two people — one from Georgia and one from New York — matched five numbers and each won a $1 million prize.
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.
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 …