Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Find out where to buy your PowerBall lottery tickets in Northampton Township for the chance to win the $500 million jackpot.
No one won the PowerBall drawing this past Saturday and the jackpot grew to a record-setting $425 million by Monday. But the PowerBall prize money grew again Tuesday to $500 million for Wednesday's drawing. To play the PowerBall, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery website you play up to five panels on your Powerball playslip. On each panel, you select five numbers from 1 to 59 in the top grid, and select one number from 1 to 35 in the bottom grid. Or you can select the quick pick option to have your numbers randomly selected by the computer. The jackpot is won by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball and the prize money is either an annuitized prize paid out over 29 years (30 payments) or a lump sum payment. …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Retailers are expecting long lines of lottery ticket buyers in the run up to Wednesday's drawing.
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Monday, November 26, 2012
Media outlets are buzzing over the news that the Powerball jackpot has gone unclaimed and the total potential winnings have reached $425 million – a new record. Retailers across the country (the game is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands) are expecting throngs to turn out and buy the $2 tickets in record numbers in time for this Wednesday's drawing. Given the likelihood of that happening, the jackpot could get even bigger. According to The Huffington Post, the last record Powerball jackpot was in 2006. The $365 million prize was won by a group of workers at ConAgra Foods in Nebraska. If you want to get in on the most recent mad dash for the cash, there are plenty of local retailers at which to buy …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Forty-eight SEPTA employees put money into an office Lottery pool for the April 25 drawing, as they always do for a jackpot over $100 million.
Two local men are part of 48 SEPTA employees who will share a $107.5 million jackpot after winning the Powerball Lottery on Wednesday, April 25. Holland resident James Lemongelli and John Merrigan of Churchville were announced to be two of the winners. Lemongelli is a senior contract administrator for the agency, according to SEPTA . One SEPTA worker, Bryant Vaders, of Philadelphia, purchased 120 quick-picked Powerball tickets during his lunch break for his office Lottery pool, according to a press release on the Pennsylvania Lottery website. The employees—also know as SEPTA 48—always put money into an office Lottery pool when the jackpot is over $100 million. On Friday, May 4, Lottery Executive Director Todd Rucci presented a ceremonial …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
What would you do if you won?
For occassional and regular lottery players alike, tonight's drawing could be a lifechanging event for one lucky person. The Mega Millions estimated jackpot is a whopping $363, or $259 for the cash option. With that much dough, someone could buy 4,421 Porsche 911 Carerras, send 2,592 students to four-year colleges or even 15 private islands. Whatever you decide to do if you win, $1 tickets will be sold up until 10 p.m. with the drawing at 11 p.m. on 6ABC. Some local places where you can find tickets include: