The Power Play multiplier returns to Powerball
By Todd Northrop
Starting with the Wednesday, Jan. 22, Powerball draw, players of the popular multi-state lottery game will have the chance to multiply non-jackpot winning prizes up to five times with the return of the random Powerball Power Play multiplier.
Two years ago Powerball's Power Play feature was changed from a random multiplier to a set of fixed prize increases for winners of non-jackpot prizes who purchased the Power Play option for an extra $1 per play.
(See Powerball multi ...
Jan 19, 2014, 11:14 am - Lottery News forum
D.C. lottery ticket wins $144M Powerball jackpot
One lottery ticket sold in Washington, D.C. matched all 6 numbers in the Wednesday evening Powerball drawing, and is now worth $144 million to the lucky ticket-holder.
The holder of the winning ticket will now have to decide whether to take the 29-year, 30-installment annuity, or the one time cash lump sum amount of $79,681,116.
There were a total of 903,448 additional winning tickets in America's Game Wednesday evening. Those tickets won prizes totaling $8,450,412.
The numbers drawn We ...
Apr 9, 2009, 9:03 am - Lottery News forum
Man claims $16M Florida Lotto prize
Played new Lotto feature to up his winnings by $10 million
First winner of Lotto Plus feature
A Bradenton, Florida, man Monday stepped forward to claim his winnings for a $16 million lottery ticket.
Charles E. Hill, 56, took the one-time, lump-sum payment of $9,072,011 on the ticket he purchased May 10 at Bud's Mini Mart, 1000 Carlton Arms Blvd., according to a Florida Lottery press release.
Hill purchased a $2 ticket that upped his winnings by $10 million over the $6 million ja ...
May 21, 2008, 7:40 am - Lottery News forum
Powerball 10x promotion starts Wednesday
Starting Wednesday, April 2, 2008, all Powerball states will be offering Powerball players the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes by 10.
During April, the game's Power Play feature, which multiplies non-jackpot prizes between two and five times, depending on the Power Play number drawn, will include a multiplier of 10.
If 10 were drawn as that evening's multiplier, a player holding a $200,000 prize-winning ticket for that specific drawing would win $2 million if the wager includes Powe ...
Mar 31, 2008, 1:58 pm - Lottery News forum
Powerball offers 10X multiplier this month
Powerball players who purchase the Power Play feature will have a chance to multiply their prizes by 10 during the Power Play 10X promotion running in April.
During the month of April, that means a $200,000 second-prize winning ticket could multiply into $2 million if the player purchased Power Play for the winning ticket.
For an additional $1, Power Play normally gives Powerball players the opportunity to multiply their non-jackpot prizes two, three, four or five times. A Power Play w ...
Apr 2, 2007, 5:40 pm - Lottery News forum
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