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March 27, 2019 - 10:27 pm
WWL.COM After months without a winner, lottery players have another shot at a Powerball jackpot that has soared to a massive $768 million. Here are the numbers: 16, 20, 37, 44 and 62. Powerball: 12. Power Play: 3X. The Powerball drawing gave those who bought a $2 ticket a chance at winning the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 27, 2019 - 7:07 am
Powerball players are dreaming big ahead of tonight's drawing. "The Powerball jackpot that started rolling in late December has skyrocketed to a whopping $750 million," the Multi-State Lottery Association said in a news release. "The cash option is an estimated $465.5 million." Wednesday’s...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 20, 2019 - 7:37 am
A single ticket matching all of the numbers in tonight's Powerball drawing would be worth more an estimated $550 million. Lottery officials say that makes it the 8th largest Powerball jackpot on record. The cash option is an estimated $335 million. "Spring is rolling in, and the Powerball jackpot...
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March 07, 2019 - 9:08 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two Powerball tickets sold in the New Orleans area are each worth $50,000. Louisiana Lottery officials said Thursday that one of the winning tickets for Wednesday's drawing was sold in Slidell at the Racetrack gas station on Gause Blvd. and the other was sold in Destrehan at...
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February 23, 2019 - 10:19 am
(WWL.com) - Thursday was the deadline for the owner of a million dollar Powerball ticket to claim their prize. The ticket was sold in New Orleans for the August 25th drawing. So did someone show up at Louisiana Lottery headquarters to claim the prize? Lottery spokesperson Dustin Annison has the...
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Chris Miller
January 24, 2019 - 12:01 pm
A Powerball ticket sold in Slidell matched four white balls and the Powerball for a $50,000 prize. The buyer also selected the "Powerplay" option when purchasing the ticket at the Town Crier at 604 Roberts Road, bringing the prize up to $150,000. If that ticket had matched one more white ball, the...
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January 18, 2019 - 1:12 pm
(WWL) — Now may be a good time to check old lottery tickets you’ve been in possession of. No one has stepped forward to claim a Powerball ticket worth one million dollars that is getting close to expiration. The winning ticket matched up the five white balls of the drawing on August 25, 2018...
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October 28, 2018 - 10:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ Lottery officials say two tickets sold in Iowa and New York have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say the tickets match all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials say...
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Chris Miller
October 24, 2018 - 9:38 am
If you didn't win the Mega Millions, there's always tonight's Powerball drawing. If you won that, you can choose between an annuity worth an estimated 620 million dollars spread out over 30 payments, or you can take 354 million dollars in cash up-front. But which should you choose? Big winners seem...
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April 12, 2018 - 8:36 pm
For the second time in the last five months, an Acadiana area family has claimed a Powerball jackpot. A tax attorney representing the Moore Family Trust out of Lafayette brought their 56-million dollar ticket from the March 24th drawing to Louisiana Lottery headquarters. Lottery spokesperson Kim...
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