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, click on this link and you can search by community. 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.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Here is where you can buy your Powerball tickets in Newton.
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday’s drawing. Though not the largest ever Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri. Here are lottery agents in Newton where you can buy Powerball tickets for Wednesday's drawing: We want to know – if you were to win the $350 million jackpot, what is the first thing you would buy with your winnings?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Massachusetts is one of 42 states that offer the lottery game; find Newton 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 lottery locations in Newton, including Silver Lake Package Store, Piccadilly Market (Newton Centre), Oakley Spa (…