Friday, May 17, 2013
Virginia has produced several $1 million winners and one Powerball jackpot winner. If you draw the Powerball winning numbers in Saturday’s lottery, the one-time payout could be almost $377 million.
After no one picked all five winning numbers and the Powerball, the new Powerball prize for the Saturday, May 19 drawing is an estimated $600 million—the third-largest Powerball prize in the history of the game. Virginia is no stranger to Powerball winners. In addition to several $1 million winners, Dave and Nancy Honeywell of Fredericksburg took a $136 million cash payout in February of this year. A person from Christiansburg won $1 million in Wednesday night's drawing. The one-time cash payout is estimated at $376.9 million. Tickets are $2 and the game is played in Virginia and 42 other states, including Florida, Texas, California and New York. You can buy tickets until 10 p.m. EST for the 10:59 p.m. drawing. Buy tickets online here, …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Where to play for Saturday's drawing, odds of winning, and Virginia's past winners.
UPDATE Thursday: According to Powerball's Web site, there was no Powerball jackpot winner Wedneday night. The next drawing is Saturday, for an estimated jackpot of $475 million. --- UPDATE Wednesday, 11:05 p.m.: Does someone have a Powerball ticket worth $360 million? Is it you? The winning numbers for Powerball are (good luck!): 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 with a Powerball of 32, according to the Powerball Web site. ------ UPDATE: Feeling lucky? The next drawing for the Powerball jackpot, which has reached $360 million, is tonight (Wednesday night) at 11 p.m. If no one wins, the next Powerball drawing for the climbing jackpot will be Saturday at 11 p.m. You can watch the drawing live at 11 p.m. in Northern Virginia on NewsChannel 8. --- You only…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Someone who bought a ticket at a 7-Eleven in Arlington won $1 million in the Powerball drawing Wednesday night.
If you bought a Powerball ticket at the 7-Eleven at 5267 Lee Highway in Arlington, you may want to check your tickets. John Hagerty, spokesman for Virginia Lottery, said there was a $1 million ticket sold there. That's the closest to the Alexandria area any $1 million winning ticket was sold. There were also $1 million tickets sold in Richmond, Daleville and Harrisonburg, according to lottery spokesman John Hagerty. The winning tickets of the $580 million jackpot were sold in Missouri and Arizona. The winning numbers were 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and the Powerball number was 6. Hagerty said between Oct. 3 and Nov. 28, Virginia raised $13.3 million in profit from the sale of lottery tickets. He said by law, that money must go to K-12 education. …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Powerball website was down for a bit late Wednesday night as millions checked to see if they won the $580 million Powerball jackpot.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Two people—one from Arizona, one from Missouri—have won the the record-breaking $580 million Powerball jackpot, according to lottery officials. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, Nov. 28 drawing were: 5 23 16 22 29 with Powerball number 6. In Virginia, taking a lump sum payment would have meant getting a check for $255,742,000, according to a Powerball Jackpot analysis by USAMega.com. Annuity payments would be $13,016,667 or $390,500,010 after 30 payments. At least one person in Virginia did win $1 million in last night's drawing. Didn’t win? Don’t fret. You may be happier without the money in the long run: $550 million will buy you a lot of misery, NBC News reported Wednesday. On the other hand, the money may …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Nobody won Saturday's Powerball jackpot, but here are some of the homes in Northern Virginia you could buy if you won—including one here in Belle Haven.
Nobody won the national Powerball jackpot this weekend, so the prize will build to a record-breaking $425 million for the next drawing, on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The estimated cash value will be $278.3 million. Saturday’s drawing did yield one $1 million winner in Virginia. The winning numbers for the Saturday, Nov. 24 drawing were: 22, 32, 37, 44, 50. The powerball was 34. With hundreds of millions on the line this week, Patch presents just a few of the most expensive homes for sale right now in Northern Virginia. All are listed at $2 million or more. 6211 Randall Ct., Belle Haven: Listed at $2.2 million, the home has eight bedrooms and 7.5 baths. Lots of room to entertain, with 7,200 square feet. 11107 Gunston Rd., Lorton: Listed at $6.5 …