The small-town Tennessee couple that bought one of three magic tickets splitting the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot says they don’t plan to quit their jobs or buy a new house.
The moment a winning Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in a food mart in Munford, Tennessee, was captured on surveillance footage.
A lucky Tennessee family claims they have one of three winning Powerball tickets and appeared on the TODAY Show Friday morning to share the news.
Maryland sold three $1 million Powerball tickets and Virginia two $1 million tickets. D.C. sold two $50,000 tickets.
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A Georgetown University professor has advice for potential Powerball winners, but he says even buying the ticket is “a bad bet.”
Sam Arlen will be the center of attention when he draws the winning Powerball numbers on Wednesday. The Georgia native has been working as a Powerball host since 2012.
The Florida lottery studio in Tallahassee where the record-breaking Powerball drawing will take place has a battery of tests and security checks that it will perform to try to ensure that everything goes smoothly.
While there are misconceptions about taking the payout in 29 payments and about whether the winners always seem to come from the same states, one thing is likely. A single winner would likely be among the top 100 income earners in the nation for 2016.
A winner would have the option of being paid $1.3 billion through annual payments over 29 years or opting for one $806 million cash payment. Find out how much goes to federal taxes and how many people let the computer pick their numbers.
The Virginia Lottery says a Suffolk auto mechanic won $1 million in the most recent Powerball drawing.
Virginia Lottery officials say there were plenty of consolation prizes in the most recent Powerball drawing in the state.
According to the Maryland Lottery, a winning “second tier” ticket worth $1 million was sold in Worcester County, Md., for Saturday’s Powerball.
A look at the average amount each state spends on lottery tickets each year per person, the top states by spending per person on lottery tickets, and more.
The Powerball jackpot is now $800 million with a $496 million cash option.