Friday, May 17, 2013
Grab a Powerball ticket while you're out running errands today and get in on a chance to win a $350.1 million cash payout.
Saturday night's Powerball jackpot has climbed to $550 million—the second highest Powerball prize of all time. A winner who matches all five numbers and the red Powerball can get a $350.1 million cash payout (before taxes). The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri. Here are some local places to buy Powerball tickets: Here's How to Play Powerball, according to the PA Lottery:
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The ticket was sold at the 330 E Lancaster Ave. Sunoco.
While the two winning tickets for last night's $580 million Powerball jackpot were sold in Arizona and Missouri, there's still another big winner afoot in Wynnewood. A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold at the Lancaster Avenue Sunoco at Wynnewood, according to a PA Lottery press release. The gas station is located at 330 E Lancaster Ave., across from the Whole Foods parking lot. The winning ticket was one of only three $1 million winners in Pennsylvania, according to the PA Lottery's website. To win the million, each player had to match five of five numbers. Another 28 players from Pennsylvania matched four of five and the Powerball, earning themselves $10,000. Another 931 players matched four of the five numbers and got $100.
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.
Forty-eight SEPTA employees, including Merion resident Kevin Derham, will share a $107.5 million jackpot after winning the Powerball Lottery on Wednesday, April 25. One SEPTA worker, Bryant Vaders, 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 check for $107,533,278.27 to the group of employees, who elected to take the cash value of the jackpot. Each winner will get roughly $2.2 million, less federal withholding, according to the…