Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Tonight’s Powerball prize might not break records, but it still has us wondering just what readers would do with a jackpot that big.
With $360 million on the line in tonight’s Powerball drawing, there’s little doubt that many St. Petersburg residents plan to tune in to catch the winning numbers as they’re announced around 11 p.m. Lottery retailers throughout the Tampa Bay area have been touting the drawing as the jackpot has climbed millions over the last few days. While tonight’s drawing doesn’t break the record in the multistate contest, which came in at $587.5 million on Nov. 28, 2012, it still has us wondering: What would you do with $360 million? Share your wackiest, craziest and most entertaining ideas by commenting below! Still need a ticket for the May 15 lottery drawing? Just check out the list of local retailers in St. Pete on the lottery website.
Friday, November 30, 2012
There were two Match 5 Power Play winners in Florida from Wednesday night's Powerball drawing.
Friday, November 30, 2012
There's a good chance none of your co-workers are quitting their jobs in St. Pete this morning. The winning tickets from the Nov. 28 Powerball drawing were sold in Arizona and Missouri. However, two tickets sold in Florida matched 5 numbers and were Power Play tickets. The winners will get $2 million, according to the Powerball website. The winning Powerball numbers for the Nov. 28, 2012 drawing are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball number of 6. Here is a breakdown of the number of winners in Florida, from Powerball.com: Powerball For more on Powerball, visit Powerball.com There are plenty of ups and downs to winning (or trying to win) the Powerball lottery in Florida. Florida has the third highest active lottery sales in the nation and …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
With a $579 million prize on the line, St. Petersburg residents are eyeing their tickets.
A half billion dollars could be yours in the latest Powerball drawing. In fact, so many people were trying to access the Florida lottery website that the server was slow to respond and appeared down at times shortly after the 11 p.m. drawing. Surely, many of those hoping to win live right here in St. Pete. The $579 million winning Powerball numbers have been selected and people across Tampa Bay and Florida are checking their tickets. The winning Powerball numbers for the Nov. 28, 2012 drawing are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball number of 6. For more on Powerball, visit Powerball.com There are plenty of ups and downs to winning (or trying to win) the Powerball lottery in Florida. Florida has the third highest active lottery sales in the …
Florida is one of 42 states that offer the lottery game; find St. Petersburg retailers and tips on how to play here.
Due to higher sales, Powerball has boosted tonight's jackpot to $550 million. Should you win, that would be a $360.2 million payout. According to Florida Today, the jackpot of $550 million is huge but is does not top the record $656 million. Powerball officials told the Associated Press there is a 75 percent chance someone wins the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night. Checkout the Florida Powerball website for details. You can even watch the drawings! Powerball Retailers in St. Pete