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$1.5 BILLION: Wednesday Powerball record jackpot still rising
Cash value nearly $1 billion By Todd Northrop Is there anything happening this week that isn't Powerball? Apparently not, because it seems that everyone in the US is buying Powerball tickets at a frantic pace, forcing officials at the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) to once again raise the Wednesday Powerball jackpot estimate by another $100 million to $1.5 billion. The cash value of the jackpot is now raised to $930 million. By the time the drawing rolls around Wednesday nigh ...
Jan 12, 2016, 11:35 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball fever: Players snatch up tickets
Winning the world's biggest-ever lotto jackpot is not about infinitesimally small probabilities. Nor is it about hitting a 1 in 292.2 million chance, the mathematical odds of winning the biggest Powerball prize of all time now valued at a whopping $1.4 billion. Talk to some of the countless folks buzzing about the lottery game known as Powerball, and they will tell you winning is all about feeling lucky, along with the escapist pleasure of dreaming how to spend $1 billion and who to share it ...
Jan 12, 2016, 10:00 am - Lottery News forum

Canadians need to be creative about buying, redeeming Powerball lottery tickets
Includes video report With Canadians in a frenzy to get a piece of the U.S. Powerball draw, consumer advocates say people should exercise caution before forking out cash for tickets. No one matched the Powerball numbers this weekend, meaning the already-record setting prize is now at an estimated $1.3 billion US almost $2 billion Canadian. The next draw is Wednesday, and the odds to win are close to one in 300 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. It's expected ...
Jan 12, 2016, 8:59 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich to answer lottery player questions live Monday evening
Lottery Post will host event at 8pm EST By Todd Northrop Lottery players from across the United States and around the world will have the chance Monday evening to ask questions about the Eddie Tipton computerized drawing rigging scandal to Terry Rich, Iowa Lottery CEO, who was instrumental in discovering the crime. In December 2010 a Hot Lotto jackpot worth $16 million was won on a ticket purchased in Iowa. One year later, with just two hours to spare before the ticket was to expire, a ...
Jan 11, 2016, 10:39 am - Lottery News forum

Initial estimate is $1.3 billion, but will undoubtedly go higher By Todd Northrop Is it even possible to imagine what it would be like to win more than $1 billion? Millions of people around the nation will get the chance this Wednesday night, when Powerball is set to offer the largest lottery jackpot prize ever awarded in history. The country came to a standstill Saturday night, as the Powerball lottery drew five numbers plus one Powerball number. Those numbers were 16, 19, 32, 34, a ...
Jan 10, 2016, 1:32 am - Lottery News forum

$900 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot to create unimaginable wealth
Record Powerball jackpot could crown the first lottery billionaire By Todd Northrop For the third time in three days, the multi-state Powerball lottery jackpot has been raised to levels only dreamed about. What if one person becomes a billionaire from a $2 lottery ticket? That's certainly a potential scenario tonight, when the numbers are drawn for the biggest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen. Powerball offers two jackpot payment options: the $900 million jackpot prize paid ov ...
Jan 9, 2016, 11:27 am - Lottery News forum

$800 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot approaches billion-dollar range
Cash value is a half-billion dollars By Todd Northrop This is the lottery jackpot every lottery player has been waiting for! Reaching into uncharted stratospheric heights, the Saturday Powerball jackpot is by far the largest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen, and is now also the largest lump-sum cash jackpot in world history. Just a day after the jackpot was raised to $700 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has once again raised the official Powerball jackpot e ...
Jan 8, 2016, 11:32 am - Lottery News forum

$700 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot raised just hours after initial estimate
By Todd Northrop Well, that was quick. Less than 12 hours after the initial estimate for Saturday's Powerball jackpot was set early this morning, the already record-breaking grand prize has now increased to an estimated $700 million. The jackpot's estimated cash value has also been increased to $428.4 million. Saturday's jackpot will be the largest jackpot of any U.S. lottery game on record. This is truly exciting and uncharted territory, said Gary Grief, executive director of the T ...
Jan 7, 2016, 12:01 pm - Lottery News forum

Saturday Powerball jackpot rewrites the record books with the largest lottery prize the world has ever seen Jackpot of unthinkable size will almost certainly be even bigger by draw time By Todd Northrop It's been four years since the last lottery jackpot record was broken, but Wednesday night it finally happened again. The old record of $656 million, set by the multi-state Mega Millions game in March 2012, was shattered Wednesday when nobody won Powerball's $524.1 million jackpot, an ...
Jan 7, 2016, 1:04 am - Lottery News forum

$500 MILLION: Powerball jackpot explodes in ticket-buying frenzy
Become a half-billionaire! By Todd Northrop For the second time in the last 24 hours, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Wednesday's drawing when sales for the mega jackpot have vastly outstripped projections. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to a staggering $306 million. The newly-increased annuity and cash value jackpot amounts both remain the 6th-largest ever recorded in Unit ...
Jan 6, 2016, 12:11 pm - Lottery News forum