Stories tagged: Powerball
Sun., March 18, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Powerball says a $457 million winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania
If you bought some Powerball tickets in a St. Patrick’s Day haze on Saturday, check your pockets.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
New Hampshire ticket sole winner in $559M Powerball jackpot
It’s been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $559.7 million jackpot, one day after another …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Despite law changes, lottery winners will face big tax bills
Federal tax law changes would seem to promise that those who beat the odds and win a jackpot could keep more of their winnings from the government. But even as …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
Oregon man wins $2 million on Powerball ticket purchased in Bend
An Oregon man has won a $2 million prize playing Powerball after choosing the option to multiply his winnings.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
$758.7 million Powerball winner gets extra police protection
Police are providing extra patrols around the home of a Massachusetts woman who won the $758.7 million Powerball prize.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Massachusetts hospital worker claims record lottery jackpot
A 53-year-old Massachusetts hospital worker stepped forward Thursday to claim the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history – a $758.7 million Powerball prize – after breaking the news to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Lucky numbers for $700M Powerball jackpot drawn
Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $700 million jackpot in Wednesday night’s drawing. The lucky numbers …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
$700 million Powerball prize has players dreaming big
Lottery players across the U.S. are scooping up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $700 million jackpot as Wednesday night’s drawing nears.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
Powerball jackpot surges to $700 million
On Wednesday night, people all over the country will be clutching their Powerball tickets, eagerly waiting to see if they’ve beaten the odds and won the estimated $700 million Powerball …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
No Powerball winner; jackpot swells to $650 million
Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation’s largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
For 1st time, both national lottery games top $300 million
For the first time, U.S. lottery players will have a choice of games offering jackpots topping $300 million.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
California winner of $447 million Powerball comes forward
Lottery officials say the holder of the sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million has come forward.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Powerball ticket sold in Idaho worth $1 million, lottery officials say
The Idaho Lottery has confirmed that one winning ticket sold in the state matched all five of the first numbers from last night’s $109.4 million Powerball draw and is worth …
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M
A sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million and matching all six numbers was sold in southern California and will claim the 10th largest lottery prize in U.S. history, lottery …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner
After more than two months without a winner, the Powerball jackpot has grown to $435 million.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Indiana winner of $435M Powerball jackpot stays anonymous
An Indiana man who won last month’s $435.3 million Powerball jackpot has chosen to remain anonymous, collecting the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history through a limited liability corporation, …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Indiana store sells winning $435 million Powerball ticket
Lottery officials say the sole winning ticket for an estimated $435 million Powerball jackpot was sold at an Indiana convenience store. The Hoosier Lottery says the ticket was sold at …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Numbers drawn for $435 million Powerball jackpot; winning ticket sold in Indiana
The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that’s climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months
The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The top prize for Wednesday night’s drawing will be an estimated $403 million if …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Powerball jackpot of nearly $421 million to be split by 20 Tennessee co-workers
Tennessee Lottery officials say 20 co-workers at a metal manufacturing plant will split a Powerball jackpot of nearly $421 million.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
$403 million Powerball winning ticket sold in small Tennessee town
The winning ticket for Saturday’s $403 million Powerball game was sold in Lafayette, Tennessee, population about 5,000, and about 60 miles northeast of Nashville.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
$487 million Powerball jackpot claimed by New Hampshire family
Lawyers for a New Hampshire family claimed a $487 million Powerball jackpot on their behalf Monday, saying the winners wished to remain anonymous but would do “great things” with their …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Winner of $487M Powerball set to claim prize, lottery officials say
The New Hampshire Lottery says the winner of the $487 million Powerball jackpot in July is set to claim the prize.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 10:59 p.m.
No Powerball winner as estimated jackpot hits $478 million
No one has matched the jackpot-winning numbers in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, and the prize has increased to an estimated $478 million.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
Powerball jackpot $422 million after months without winner
The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
California couple claims prize in record Powerball jackpot
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A California couple has claimed a $528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot from January and pledged to give much of it to charity. Flanked by …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 1:26 p.m.
Powerball ticket sold in northern Idaho worth $150,000
The Idaho Lottery says a Powerball ticket sold in northern Idaho is worth $150,000 in Wednesday’s drawing.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 1 p.m.
$429.6 million Powerball jackpot won by mom, 7 adult children
A woman and her seven adult children stepped forward Friday to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
Powerball winner yet to come forward to claim prize
Someone who spent $6 on lottery tickets at a New Jersey convenience store last week holds the lone winning ticket for this weekend’s $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Powerball’s pull puts weekend jackpot at $415 million
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making Saturday night’s prize the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January. Interest and sales typically spike when the lack …