Powerball

Powerball Jackpot Reaches A Record $550 Million

2 Tickets Strike Gold In Record Powerball Jackpot

The richest Powerball jackpot ever _ and the second-largest top prize in U.S. lottery history _ has been won. The question now becomes: Who are the lucky winners waking up to new lives as multimillionaires?

11/29/2012

A lottery player selects her numbers on a Powerball ticket. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Powerball: What Are The Odds?

Powerball fever has hit North Texas. The estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing has jumped from $425 million to $500 million — that’s half a billion dollars — making it the second richest lottery jackpot in United States history.

11/28/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million

The record Powerball jackpot keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount. In Texas alone early $7 million worth of Powerball tickets were sold before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

11/28/2012

Blank Powerball lottery slips. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Powerball Result Of Changes To Boost Sales

The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game.

11/27/2012

A lottery player selects her numbers on a Powerball ticket. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cost Of Playing Powerball Doubles, Jackpots Increase

Plan on digging deeper in your wallet to play the multi-state lottery game Powerball. Beginning yesterday, the price of a Powerball ticket doubled from $1 to $2.

01/16/2012

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