Tuesday, November 27, 2012


  • Powerball jackpot raised to $500 million

    Lottery officials based the increase on growing ticket sales in 42 states and District of Columbia. powerball ticket. A Powerball lottery ticket for a record $425 million is shown in a convenience store in Washington. (Photo: By Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty ...


  • Forget Powerball we have already won life's lottery

    You can see that in the long lines for Powerball tickets, despite how cold it is outside in most of the 42 states where the jackpot has climbed to hundreds of millions of dollars.


  • Record Powerball result of changes to boost sales

    Sales for Powerball reached a record $3.96 billion in fiscal 2012 and are expected to reach $5 billion this year, said Chuck Strutt, executive director of the Des Moines, Iowa-based Multi-State Lottery Association, the group that runs the Powerball game.


  • Powerball Jackpot Is $500 Million; Now Will You Buy A Chance?

    But with Wednesday's Powerball jackpot now estimated to be $500 million (a record for that lottery), we wonder: Are Two-Way readers playing?


  • Powerball jackpot climbs to $500 million

    The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has climbed to $500 million, the largest Powerball jackpot of all time and the second largest in the world.


  • Powerball sales in Central Louisiana jump as jackpot soars

    Travis Williams of Alexandria buys a Powerball ticket Monday at a Texaco station on Jackson Street Extension in Alexandria.


  • Powerball players swarm Indianapolis gas stations with $500 million dreams

    With the Powerball jackpot raised today to $500 million, players of the multi-state lottery game swarmed Indianapolis gas stations and convenience stores today for a chance at winning.


  • Does Powerball really boost the economy?

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Millions of Americans are buying tickets for Wednesday's $425 million Powerball lottery, and you'd think that would mean a big economic boost for the 43 states participating.


  • $425M Powerball Jackpot: 5 Tips to Win

    With a $425 million Powerball jackpot now up for grabs Wednesday night, people are lining up across the country with dreams of money, money, money.


  • Powerball chasing: Buyers cross state borders in droves for tickets

    Ticket buyers all over the U.S. are hoping to get in on Powerball's big jackpot, which has been helped in part by a recent price increase to $2 that, by intent, promises to yield bigger and bigger payouts to winners.


  • How to spend a $425 million Powerball jackpot

    Lottery winners have been known to lose their instant fortunes, but blowing this Wednesday's $425 million Powerball prize will take some serious shopping.


  • Powerball jackpot: Tips for buying lottery tickets with a group

    A customer fills out a Powerball form. (Orlin Wagner - AP) 1. Agree upon the rules. Decide on a buy-in amount and how the winnings would be split (equally or proportional to amount of money played, annual payout vs.


  • Powerball's $425-million jackpot already has a winner: States

    A lot of hopeful eyes are glued on the biggest number in gambling this week -- the record $425-million Powerball jackpot that's destined to make some lottery ticket buyer somewhere very, very happy.


  • Fiscal cliff may clip Powerball winner

    Assuming that somebody has the lucky number for Wednesday's $425 million Powerball jackpot, the winner might want to use some of their newfound fortune to lobby Congress.


  • Powerball Lottery Ticket Machine Problems Reported As Jackpot Reaches ...

    ATLANTA - As the Powerball jackpot soars, the Georgia Lottery is making progress in repairing some of its machines that are taking a long time to process tickets.


  • Record Powerball jackpot lures Americans to buy tickets

    Wednesday's drawing is expected to spur millions to plunk down at least $2 for a ticket in a one in 175 million chance of winning.


  • Powerball Jackpot Up To $500 Million

    Last Saturday's winning numbers were 22, 32, 37, 44, 50, Powerball: 34. There were no jackpot winners obviously. There was a winner for the $2 million Match 5 Power Play prize in New York.


  • Powerball: 'It's going to be a frenzy'

    The estimated $425 million jackpot for Wednesday's drawing - the largest in Powerball history - has people lining up at gas stations across the country, all wanting to try their luck.


  • Powerball Mania Hits Central Nebraska

    Powerball mania here, there and everywhere. It's a record breaking number for the Powerball and central Nebraskans are catching the mania.


  • Powerball jackpot reaches record $425 million

    mega.jpg Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud, Ill, claim their third of a record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot won in March.


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