Sunday, May 19, 2013
Lady Luck has made her presence known in Florida, where the lone winner in the roughly $600 million Powerball jackpot reportedly bought the ticket at a Publix supermarket.
Were you shopping at a Publix supermarket in Pasco County when you bought your Powerball jackpot ticket? More specifically, were you in Zephyrhills? If so, take a close look at your ticket. If you see the numbers 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and 11, then take a deep breath and realize that your life has taken a dramatic term, if you're so inclined to claim the cash value of your roughly $600 million winnings. That's right, you're the lone winner to the record Powerball jackpot, as noted by USA Today.com, in an article posted 2:46 a.m. today, May 19. A Florida Lottery official reportedly told the Associated Press that more details were to be released. Not the lucky one? According to Powerball.com, the current estimated jackpot resets at $40 million…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
With the jackpot for the May 18 Powerball drawing now reaching record-breaking territory, we’d like to hear your ideas for spending that much cash!
What would you do with $600 million in cold, hard cash? That’s what we’re wondering as the jackpot in tonight’s Powerball drawing hits the $600 million mark. That number, according to the Florida Lottery, tops the previous $587.5 million Powerball record jackpot set in November 2012. Players in Arizona and Missouri won that prize, the lottery website says. Florida, by the way, hasn’t had the best showing in jackpot wins since it joined the Powerball’s other 42 states in 2009. Only five people have hit the Powerball jackpot in Florida, according to a Powerball analysis website. There have been 185 second-place winners to date. Just how much would you take home if you won tonight’s drawing? According to USAMega.com, that $600 million …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Florida Lottery's Powerball Jackpot is at $500 million. Drawings will be held on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Christmas shopping should be a breeze for the person who wins this week's Powerball Jackpot. The Powerball Jackpot is climbing and went from $425 million on Monday to $500 million on Tuesday. That's a cash value of $327.4 million, according to Powerball.com. To play, simply purchase a ticket for $2 at one of the locations below by 10 p.m. Wednesday night. Most players prefer the "quick-pick" method while others prefer to play their lucky numbers. According to the Florida Lottery, Wednesday's jackpot is currently the largest in the world. "We are thrilled that this series of Powerball Jackpot rollovers has generated approximately $45 million in unanticipated revenue for education in our state," said Florida Lottery Secretary Cynthia O'…