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Rhode Island Lottery starts midday drawings
Lottery fans now have another opportunity to win big. The Rhode Island Lottery is adding a midday drawing to the Numbers Game. Up until now, the Numbers Game only had an evening drawing. This new midday drawing begins Sunday, May 11. Drawings will take place at 1:30 p.m. Videos of the midday drawings will be posted to the Rhode Island Lottery Web site and the Rhode Island Lottery's YouTube channel. The televised evening drawings will continue to be televised on WPRI 12 at 6:59 p.m. Mond
May 11, 2014, 10:51 am - Lottery News

$96.5 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Missouri
By Todd Northrop A $96.5 million jackpot-winning Powerball lottery ticket was sold in Missouri for the Saturday drawing of the multi-state game. The sweet jackpot win of $96.5 million is the sixth-largest prize ever won in Missouri. Saturday's winning numbers were 13, 28, 31, 55, and 58, with Powerball number 15. The Power Play number was 2. There also were five Powerball tickets sold matching five numbers, in Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, and Texas. Each ticket is worth
Mar 24, 2014, 7:26 am - Lottery News

New Missouri Lottery game begins sales
Includes video report A new Missouri Lottery Draw Game offers players three games with nine chances to win on a single ticket and a top prize of $250,000 cash. The new game, $250K Triple Play, officially went sale Sunday. The $2 ticket includes three separate games with nine chances to win cash. Players can win up to $250,000 on Game 1, up to $10,000 on Game 2 and up to $5,000 on Game 3. The best part of this new cash game is that it is a Missouri-only game, said May Scheve Reardon,
Feb 24, 2014, 10:05 am - Lottery News

California lottery ticket wins $425 million Powerball jackpot
Final jackpot total of $425.3 million is sixth-largest ever in USA By Todd Northrop One winning Powerball lottery ticket that hit a $425.3 million jackpot Wednesday night was sold in Milpitas, California, according to lottery officials. The ticket was purchased at Dixon Landing Chevron, located at 1551 California Circle. It successfully matched the numbers 1, 17, 35, 49, and 54, in addition to the Powerball number 34. The Power Play number was 3. The $425.3 million Powerball jackpot,
Feb 20, 2014, 12:45 am - Lottery News

$400 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot skyrockets
6th-largest US jackpot ever; 8th-largest cash value By Todd Northrop For only the 6th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has grown to $400 million or more. The new high-water mark of $400 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $330.8 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $227.8 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are re
Feb 16, 2014, 8:42 am - Lottery News

$330 MILLION: Powerball jackpot quickly ramping up
Saturday jackpot enters top 25 By Todd Northrop Powerball is on a roll. For the 5th time in the past year, a Powerball jackpot run-up has crossed the threshold to the top 25 jackpots of all time. The new high-water mark of $330 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $286.1 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $189 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts
Feb 13, 2014, 1:03 pm - Lottery News

$284 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls again
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $284 million for Wednesday's drawing. Saturday was the 13th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot run started December 28 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $162.7 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot Analy
Feb 9, 2014, 9:43 am - Lottery News

$247 MILLION: Huge Powerball lottery jackpot set for Saturday
By Todd Northrop Just over a month after the Mega Millions lottery created two mega-millionaires with a gigantic $648 million jackpot, the multi-state Powerball game is back with a jackpot counter-punch worth a whopping $247 million. The new high-water mark of $247 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $219.6 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $142.5 million. Aft
Feb 6, 2014, 10:29 am - Lottery News

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

$636 Million Mega Millions jackpot split by 2 tickets
Winners in California, Georgia Includes video report Winning tickets for an estimated $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second biggest in U.S. lottery history, were sold in San Jose, California and Atlanta, Georgia, lottery officials said late on Tuesday evening. There was no immediate word about who the winners were, but one winning ticket was bought at a retail location whose name was given as Jennifer's Gift Shop on Tully Road in San Jose, according to Alex Traverso, a lottery
Dec 18, 2013, 7:18 am - Lottery News

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