Thursday, November 29, 2012
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. The above numbers were the winners in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. It's one of the biggest lottery payouts in history, and as of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday night, there was no word on a winner. Check the Powerball website to see if anyone won, or if they're letting it ride for an even bigger payout on Saturday. Don't tear those tickets up if you missed all six numbers. If you got some …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
As no one has won Powerball for 16 consecutive tries, the estimated jackpot for Wednesday drawing is $500 million. Tell us in the comments what you would do if you won.
For the last two months, no one has been lucky to win the Powerball lottery. Lottery officials estimate Wednesday's jackpot at $500 million, and at that value, 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.
The Massachusetts Powerball drawing is expected to have a big payoff today
What would you do if you won today's Massachusetts Powerball drawing? Well, as of yesterday, there was an estimated $500 million in the jackpot and it was growing. Massachusetts State Lottery Executive Director Paul Sternburg told the Boston Herald Tuesday,“we’re now doing over $5,000 a minute, and climbing. Our sales are higher than the Mega Millions sales last year.” Sternburg said in the Boston Herald he was predicting $1.2 million an hour when sales peak today. Tell us in the comment section: Are you going to be buying a ticket today? What are you going to do if you have the winning ticket? The answers we do have for you is where in Wrentham you can buy that (hopefully) winning Powerball ticket.