Wednesday, May 15, 2013
What would you do with $360 million?
The Powerball jackpot will rise to at least $360 million for tonight’s drawing. Though it's not the largest Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri. For a complete list of lottery agents in Barrington, go to the RI Lot and type in the zip code. We want to know – if you were to win the $350 million jackpot, what is the first thing you would buy with your winnings?
Thursday, November 29, 2012
With a $580 million prize on the line, Rhode Island residents come up empty on the big prize.
A half billion dollars was on the line in the latest Powerball drawing Wednesday night. The $580 million winning Powerball numbers have been selected and people across Rhode Island were waking up Thursday checking their tickets to see if they were new half-billionaires. But the winning tickets were actually sold down south and out west according to lottery officials. As of Thursday morning, winning tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri. The winning Powerball numbers for the Nov. 28, 2012 drawing are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball number of 6. Powerball is held in 42 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia. For more on Powerball, visit Powerball.com
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Powerball has raised the jackpot for today's drawing to $500 million -- the largest in history.
The drawing for the largest Powerball jacket in history is tonight, Nov. 28. Will you run out to your favorite convenience store today to buy a ticket? Powerball raised the jackpot to $500 million yesterday after some frenzied buying on Sunday and Monday. But, really, is it worth it? What are your chances of actually winning? The odds of one ticket winning the half-a-billion dollar jackpot are estimated to be 1 in 175 million. Roll those odds around on your tongue for a while before you rush out to purchase a $2 ticket or two. You’ll have to excuse me now. I’m going out to buy a Powerball ticket. Will you be joining me in line? Use the comment box below.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Wednesday night's jackpot was worth $60 million.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Just two days after Newport resident Louise White came forward to claim her $336 million Powerball prize, Powerball officials have announced that another Ocean State Powerball player has won the game. Powerball officials have announced that Wednesday night's $60 million winning ticket was purchased in Rhode Island. The winning numbers are 12 35 45 46 47 with Powerball 12. It has yet to be announced where the ticket was purchased, but Ocean State residents will surely wait with wonder to find out, just as they did with the $336 million prize. Newport's White took a few weeks to come forward to claim the 3rd largest Powerball jackpot in the history of the game. Purchased at the Stop & Shop in Newport, White said on Tuesday that it all …