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Clover, S.C. store sold winning lottery ticket
S.C. town waits for Powerball winner to come forwardAs people drove past the tidy mill houses in town and the mobile homes on the outskirts of town Thursday, they couldnt help but wonder: Is somebody in one of those homes holding the $110 million ticket?One of two winning tickets in the $221.5 million Powerball lottery was sold Wednesday morning at Clover Shop and Save, about four miles below the state line. (The other winning ticket was bought in Pennsylvania.)As of late Thursday, no one had co
Jan 2, 2004, 9:03 am - Lottery News

Three Lottery Winners Wait to Step Forward
Someone who buys lottery tickets in this Cleveland suburb is going to have a prosperous new year. Ditto for ticket buyers in Pennsylvania and South Carolina.A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $162 million was sold at a convenience store here, said Mardele Cohen, an Ohio Lottery spokeswoman. It was the only ticket in the 11-state jackpot that matched all the numbers in Tuesday night's drawing.The winning numbers were 12, 18, 21, 32 and 46. The Mega Ball number was 49.By the time lottery office
Jan 2, 2004, 9:01 am - Lottery News

$221.5 million Powerball prize split between two tickets
Two winning tickets, one purchased in Pennsylvania and the other in South Carolina, will split the Powerball New Year's Eve jackpot worth $221.5 million.Thirty players correctly matched the five white numbers and won $100,000 each.Better-than-expected sales caused the jackpot to jump from the estimated $210 million to $221.5 million.The winners will have to decide if they want a 29-year, 30-payment annuity or the cash option worth $60.1 million each. They have 60 days after their ticket is vali
Jan 1, 2004, 2:42 am - Lottery News

Powerball Fact Sheet
Here's some interesting facts about tonight's estimated $210 million Powerball jackpot drawing.New Year's Eve Draw Information$210 million jackpot would rank as the 5th largest Powerball jackpot ever.It would also rank as the 7th largest lottery jackpot ever.This is the largest current lottery jackpot in the world.The estimated cash option is $113.9 million.The New Year's Eve draw will be the 16th draw of this jackpot run. The run started with the Saturday, November 8 drawing.There have been no
Dec 31, 2003, 3:09 pm - Lottery News

New lotto game hurts Powerball
Cobos Supermarket Assistant Manager Elizabeth Torres would like to attribute the slow Powerball-buying traffic in her Sunland Park store to the holidays, but she knows that across the state line a larger reason loomed. It's the Mega Millions. Their jackpot is pretty big, and people aren't coming from Texas as much, she said. We haven't seen the number of people that we normally see when the Powerball gets to this size. Tonight's Powerball jackpot, for which tickets are sold in New Mexico, is e
Dec 31, 2003, 7:35 am - Lottery News

Ticket sales spike for $210 million Powerball
While crowds fill Times Square to watch the ball drop tonight, Bobby Santamauro of West Haven, Connecticut will have his eye on a different ball -- a little red one with someones lucky number on it.The Powerball jackpot has soared into the stratosphere again, bringing the expected stream of would-be millionaires to gas stations, convenience stores and supermarkets for a chance at abundant riches.For 38-year-old Santamauro, its enough to conjure up visions of souped-up sports cars and a paid-in-f
Dec 31, 2003, 7:32 am - Lottery News

Dreamers, schemers line up for Powerball jackpot
The two buddies with whom Frank Martin used to play the lottery may have given up hope of ever hitting it big, but the 65-year-old Upper Darby resident says hes not about to throw in the towel anytime soon -- especially with tonights Powerball drawing at $210 million. They dropped out, they got discouraged, he said as he purchased $20 worth of Powerball tickets Monday afternoon at Clifton Heights Beverage. But Im staying the course, Im going to hang in there. And Martins plans if he does strik
Dec 31, 2003, 7:26 am - Lottery News

$210 Million Powerball Jackpot up for Grabs on New Year's Eve
Lottery players around the world will have more than 200 million reasons to celebrate New Year's Eve this year. That's because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing, pushing the jackpot to an estimated $210 million. That's currently the largest lottery jackpot in the world.The $210 million jackpot would rank as the 5th largest Powerball jackpot ever, and would rank as the 7th largest lottery jackpot all-time. The cash option for the Wednesday, December 31 drawi
Dec 29, 2003, 5:22 am - Lottery News

Powerball Jackpot Soars to $170 Million
The year may be winding down but Powerball is gearing up. That's because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's drawing, pushing the jackpot to an estimated $170 million. That's currently the largest lottery jackpot in the world.The $170 million jackpot would rank as the 7th largest Powerball jackpot ever. The cash option for the Saturday, December 27 drawing will be an estimated $92.1 million.There were no jackpot winners Wednesday but 1,282,948 players across the nation won
Dec 26, 2003, 3:59 am - Lottery News

Lottery's $125M Pot Stirs City
Visions of sugarplums - and sweet greenbacks - were dancing through the heads of New York lottery players on Christmas as they rushed to buy tickets for tonight's $125 million Mega Millions jackpot. When I see a big pot I definitely jump in, said Michael Santos, 32, one of countless lottery players who hope Christmas comes one day late this year. I don't think I'll win, but it sounds nice, he said as he scooped up 10 tickets at a Westbury, L.I., bodega.No one had all six numbers in Tuesday's $
Dec 26, 2003, 3:53 am - Lottery News