Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Powerball lottery

  • Nolan Daniels Facebook post: Fake Powerball lottery winner may have broken ...

    No, some guy named Daniels on Facebook didn't win the Powerball lottery. And, no, he's not really giving anyone $1 million of his winnings.


  • No winner for the Powerball lottery emerges yet, but hope remains

    "I know a lot of people who won the lottery and are broke today," the AP quotes Sandra Hayes, 52. The former child services social worker split a $224 million Powerball jackpot with a dozen co-workers in 2006, collecting a lump sum that she said was ...


  • Why Retirement is Like Winning the Lottery

    Last week two lucky ticketholders—one from Missouri and one from Arizona—found out they won a huge Powerball mega-millions lottery. The payout was advertised at $587.5 million. The family from Missouri had their picture splashed across the media, ...


  • State lotteries tax the poor, make losers of big winners

    The check, of course, represented their half of the $588 million Powerball jackpot, which the Hills had just won, along with another, as yet unidentified, winner.


  • Our take: If we have money for lottery tickets, we have money for charity

    Our take: If we have money for lottery tickets, we have money for charity. Updated: 12/04/2012 08:08:48 AM EST. The Powerball lottery fever that swept over York County and the nation last week prompted a few thoughts. We all no doubt harbor our own ...


  • Cindy and Mark Hill don't plan to work after winning Powerball lottery millions

    Friday, after the announcement that Cindy and Mark Hill won half of the massive Powerball lottery Cindy and Mark Hill made the announcement from the high school where they went to school in the 1970s; friends and family surrounded them while they ...


  • Powerball: California To Join Lottery Frenzy Next Year (VIDEO)

    Californians may have missed out on this week's record-setting Powerball lottery drawing, but they will be able to buy tickets to the multistate game starting next spring.


  • Arkansas lottery revenues get Powerball boost

    The Arkansas Lottery Commission met Monday in Russellville, where the panel heard that the lottery received a multi-million dollar boost from the recent $588 million Powerball jackpot. But it remains uncertain whether sales can be picked up enough for ...


  • West Allis couple talks about hitting it big with Powerball Lottery

    WEST ALLIS - It's no longer 'if I had a million dollars' for Mary and Dennis Retterath, it's 'what are we going to do with a million dollars!


  • Odds Improve in $550 Million Powerball Lottery

    The Powerball lottery prize is halfway to $1 billion, the second-highest total ever. As the prize increases, so do the ticket-buyers, making it all the more likely Wednesday's drawing will make someone, or several people, millions of dollars richer ...


  • Long odds? Sure, but that's a Powerball jackpot

    Mary Grimmett of Green Bay harbors no illusions about winning the second-biggest U.S. lottery jackpot ever, but that didn't stop her from joining the millions of Americans buying Powerball tickets this week. "I probably have as much chance of winning ...


  • Big lottery winners offer advice, cautionary tales as $550M Powerball drawing ...

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - So you just won the $550 million Powerball jackpot, the second highest in lottery history. Now what?


  • Two winning tickets of record-breaking Powerball jackpot reported

    powerball-jackpot-record-550-million.jpg The Powerball jackpot soared to nearly $580 million Wednesday night, Nov. 28, according to lottery officials. That's because no one matched all six winning numbers in 15 consecutive drawings. Star-Ledger file ...


  • Minnesota tests lottery-ticket purchases at the pump

    (CNN) -- The next time Minnesota drivers looking to play the Powerball lottery pay at the pump, the pump might pay them back.


  • Why playing Powerball once is enough

    You have to be in it to win it. But you don't have to be in it twice. With the Powerball jackpot at record levels this week - $500 million as of Tuesday night - there's a rush to get tickets for a chance to become an instant centi-millionaire.


  • $550 Million -- Where Can I Buy A Powerball Lottery Ticket?

    "The Powerball jackpot has soared to a record amount, which is exciting for players and important for the educational programs we fund," said Georgia Lottery Corporation President and CEO Debbie D. Alford in a press release. "Georgia Lottery players ...


  • North Carolina man buys Powerball ticket worth $1M while passing through ...

    RICHMOND, Virginia - A North Carolina man who bought five Powerball tickets while passing through Virginia has won $1 million.


  • Amid Powerball frenzy, murder trial recalls fate of a lotto winner

    The odds that you'll regret winning the lottery are better than the odds of winning it. The trail of woe and despair beaten by many a lotto winner is long and well-documented, but among the saddest has to be the story of Abraham Shakespeare, 42, whose ...


  • Powerball lottery: two winning tickets had numbers for record jackpot

    Tuesday night, two tickets were sold that had the winning numbers for the record Powerball lottery of $587.5 million jackpot; the winning tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri and each contained all six numbers.


  • $550M Powerball lottery fever grips nation, but remember sales help fund ...

    I called Washington's Lottery this morning. Communication Director Arlen Harris says that sales of Powerball tickets seem to skyrocket when the jackpot surpasses $200 million.


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