The next lottery drawing, the third highest in history, is Wednesday, May 15. Have you gotten your tickets, yet?
Tuesday, May 14
Saturday night's $270 million Powerball prize went unclaimed. Now, the jackpot is $350 million, the third-highest prize ever for the lottery game. As with other jackpots, the final prize money may be well over $350 million by the time Wednesday comes. The more that the public becomes excited about a possible record-breaking win, the more people buy tickets. And, the more people buy tickets, the higher the jackpot becomes. Powerball tickets for each game are $2, and there’s a 1 in 175.2 million chance that any ticket will win the grand prize. Powerball tickets are sold from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. on the days they are drawn (Wednesday and Saturday), and until 1 a.m. on all other days, according to lotter officials. The $350 million Powerball …
Powerball Jackpot has reached an estimated $500 million. The Georgia Lottery says it's the largest jackpot in the game's history.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Who wants to be a $500 millionaire? The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is estimated at $500 million, a record-breaking figure for the multi-state lottery game, according to the Georgia Lottery. WHERE TO PLAY POWERBALL: Click here for a list of Powerball retailers in Peachtree Corners. “The Powerball jackpot has soared to a record amount, which is exciting for players and important for the educational programs we fund,” said Georgia Lottery Corporation President and CEO Debbie D. Alford in a press release. “Georgia Lottery players have a chance to win big, and the students of Georgia certainly win big with every ticket purchased.” Wednesday’s jackpot has grown to a record pot because no one has matched the winning numbers in 15 …