Friday, May 17, 2013
If you draw the Powerball winning numbers in Saturday’s lottery, you could score $550 million, or a $350 million one-time payout.
Powerball results were watched closely Wednesday when the jackpot was $363 million. After no one picked all six winning numbers, the new Powerball prize for the Saturday, May 19 drawing is now $550 million. The one-time cash payout is estimated at $350.1 million. Tickets are $2 and the game is played in Massachusetts and 42 other states, including Florida, Texas, California and New York. For a full list of lottery agents in Boston, click on this link. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012, in Arizona and Missouri. Wonder what happens to the folks who hit it big? Browse the Huffington Post’s collection of lottery winners’ stories.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The winning ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven store on Washington Street.
Someone who bought their Powerball ticket in the South End won $1 million last night. Although no one in Massachusetts hit all six numbers to win the full $579 million Powerball prize, two people in Boston have each won $1 million. The two winning tickets sold in Boston for $1 million were purchased at the 7-Eleven store at 1306 Washington St. in the South End and the City Convenience store at 23 Beacon St. The owner of the 7-Eleven Store in the South End said he was "very happy for the winner, and very happy for the store, too," as the store will benefit from a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. There were two grand prize winners Wednesday night, according to the Powerball website. Neither was sold in Massachusetts. There …
Massachusetts is one of 42 states that play Powerball. Did you have any of the winning numbers?
5-16-22-23-29-6. If you had all six numbers (and you had the six in the all-important "power ball" spot), then you won all or a share of $579,900,000. Then again, if you won all or part of $579,900,000, you aren't reading this right now. You're shopping for mansions in Marblehead, driving the Bugatti you bought first thing Thursday morning to get there. There were two grand prize winners Wednesday night, according to the Powerball website. Neither was sold in Massachusetts, but four lucky souls from the commonwealth did win a million-dollar payday by hitting five numbers, including two in Boston. Don't tear those tickets up if you missed all six numbers. If you got some combination of numbers, you may be able to recoup some of the money …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Massachusetts is one of 42 states that offer the lottery game; find South End retailers and tips on how to play here.
For the last two months, no one has been lucky enough to win the Powerball lottery. Wednesday's estimated jackpot is now $500 million and likely to go even higher as a buying frenzy has begun. At $500 million, it would be the largest jackpot in Powerball history. Powerball is pulled Wednesdays and Fridays. The Powerball lottery is played in 42 states, including Massachusetts and all six New England states. According to Powerball, the odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 175 million. The odds of getting all 5 numbers and not the Powerball, earning $1 million, is 1 in 5 million. Still looking to buy a ticket? There are plenty of other lottery locations nearby. In the South End there are several places on Tremont St., Washington St. and Mass. …