Initial estimates for Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot have been raised, with the giant prize climbing to an estimated at $700 million annuity, $443.3 million lump-sum option.
Barron said she didn’t check her ticket until Sunday morning when her daughter asked her if she bought a ticket. “Now it’s the waiting game”. Those odds range from one in 11.7 million of winning $1 million for matching the five regular balls to one in 38 for matching the Powerball and winning $4.
The drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday and will be broadcast live on WABC-7. This results in odds of 1 in 292,201,338 of winning a jackpot per play.
McIntyre also said luck can strike anywhere. One winning ticket was sold in IL for the August 12 Mega Millions jackpot of $393 million.
Levi Kuznicki, a cashier at a Mobil station in Coeur d’Alene, described the lottery craze in recent days as “insane”.
The store sells 150 types of craft beer and fish bait along with some mini market fare and things people might want if they’re recreating or vacationing. It was a Mega Millions ticket worth $393 million.
“I say, ‘If you win, don’t forget us little people’”.
Kuznicki hasn’t worked at the gas station long so the lottery hype has been a unique experience for him.
And while you may be eager to take your chances and play the 0 million Powerball, you probably can’t afford to travel to the United States to make this sort of purchase.
Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot surpassed $700 million to become the second-highest in history. Klaus met with many people purchasing tickets with big dreams of winning.
Anyone who’s not a state government, that is. The POWERBALL jackpot has rolled 20 times, since the June 14, drawing. After someone wins the jackpot, the prize will drop to $40 million, then resume its growth. Attorney Von Herrmann is the lawyer who represented California’s last big Powerball victor in 2014. He won $220.3 million on May 28, 2005. The largest was a $60 million Powerball prize sold at the Scenic General Store in Scenic.
Chopin says now that the jackpot is so high, many offices and friends join together to buy a pool of tickets for a better chance to win the prize.