March 30, 2013 12:14 PM
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A judge has temporarily stayed a child support warrant issued for the New Jersey man who just won a $338 million Powerball jackpot. Authorities say 44-year-old Pedro Quezada owes about $29,000 in back child support. Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik announced Saturday that the warrant has... more »
March 23, 2013 6:37 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - People across the country are hoping to pick the six winning Powerball numbers drawn Saturday night - and the $320 million jackpot that comes with them. No ticket matched all the numbers in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. Neil Watson with the Nebraska Lottery says the... more »
November 29, 2012 12:31 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS- Residents flocked to local gas stations and convenience stores Wednesday, hoping to cash in big on the $550 million jackpot up for grabs.
Although there wasn't a mad rush toward the end of the day like some stores were projecting, customer service clerks were busier than normal.... more »
November 26, 2012 6:32 PM
If you've been following Powerball at all, now may be the time to buy a ticket. A lot of people are getting that message. The jackpot is at $425 million! Several we spoke to said they would pay off their bills and then take it easy, doing things they've always... more »
February 16, 2012 7:41 PM
It's the dreams.
"Couple months ago, I actually had woke up after a dream of five numbers, that I've been playing ever since on the power ball. And also I've been dreaming about being around family and everything in Florida," said Powerball player Steven Rinkes.
It's the fun... more »
February 12, 2012 11:11 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Lottery officials say someone who played the Powerball in Rhode Island has won the $336.4 million jackpot.
The new multimillionaire has not stepped forward and the lottery has not said where the winning ticket was sold. To win, the player had to match all of... more »
January 2, 2012 8:17 PM
The price of a Powerball ticket is going up, but so are the jackpots and the odds of winning. According to the Colorado Lottery , a $2 ticket now buys you a chance of winning jackpots of at least $40 million. The game also improved its odds of winning from... more »
January 1, 2012 4:22 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Get ready to pay more for Powerball: Ticket prices are going up to $2. Lottery organizers hope the price change will entice more people to play because jackpots are getting bigger and the odds of winning are improving. The move is a strategy to differentiate... more »
September 30, 2011 6:11 PM
Powerball tickets will double in price starting next year, but the lottery game says you have better odds of winning and the starting jackpot is going higher.
The price for a powerball ticket is going up from a $1 to $2. The price change starts on January 15, 2012.... more »
May 22, 2011 11:13 AM
There were no jackpot winners from Saturday's $120 million Powerball drawing. However, the lottery reports that 951,818 players across the country won more than $6.9 million in prizes.
The jackpot now stands at $144 million with a $74.7 million cash value. more »
January 5, 2011 8:10 PM
Coloradans spent nearly $2.5 million on tickets for Tuesday's $355 million Mega Millions drawing. The largest payout for any ticket bought in Colorado was $250,000. Much of the revenue from sales of Mega Millions tickets and all other Colorado Lottery games goes back into communities in the form of projects... more »
January 5, 2011 12:56 PM
Thousands of Coloradans bought Mega Millions tickets for a chance at Tuesday's $355 million jackpot. Many will buy tickets for tonight's Powerball and Lotto drawings, too. Where does all the money from those ticket sales go? Balanced Coverage tonight on News First 5. more »
November 4, 2010 9:52 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Powerball jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $123 million for Saturday after no one matched all six of the numbers in the midweek drawing.
The winning numbers Wednesday were 34, 38, 39, 45 and 50. The Powerball was 33 and the Power... more »
July 7, 2010 9:09 AM
A person who bought a $261.6 million Powerball lottery ticket in Ohio has claimed the prize, but the winner's identity has not been revealed.
The Ohio Lottery says the holder of the sole winning ticket in the June 2 drawing claimed the winnings Tuesday and chose to take a... more »
June 3, 2010 8:59 AM
Ohio has a $261.6 million Powerball winner less than two months after the state joined the multistate lottery game.
The Ohio Lottery says the only winning ticket matching all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing was sold at a store in Sunbury, about 20 miles north of Columbus in... more »
May 27, 2010 11:28 AM
No one won the jackpot Wednesday night in the Powerball--it grows to a whopping $220,000,000 for Saturday's drawing.
The top prize in Colorado for Wednesday's drawing was $40,000.
The winning numbers were: 1 6 10 13 20 Powerball: 32 Power Play: 4 more »
May 24, 2010 11:16 AM
If you buy Powerball tickets when the jackpot climbs--it's up to $190 million for Wednesday's drawing.
The top prize in Colorado last Saturday was $10,000.
The numbers Saturday were: 19 20 40 47 57 Powerball: 29 Power Play: 2
May 16, 2010 9:53 PM
There's a new game in town, promising millions, if your luck is right. It looks and acts like Powerball, but it isn't.
Take a look at the differences among the three Colorado Lottery drawings:
Mega Millions jackpots start at 12 million.
Powerball jackpots start at 20 million.... more »
May 6, 2010 10:30 AM
Did you buy a ticket for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing? Someone is holding a ticket purchased in Colorado that's worth a cool $1,000,000.
The ticket matches all five numbers, but missed the Powerball. In addition, the ticket holder purchased the Power play option.
Drumroll please! Here are the... more »
April 17, 2010 1:18 PM
A northern New Jersey school board member who held the lone winning ticket for a $211.7 million Powerball jackpot last month has claimed her prize. Sandra McNeil of Morristown chose the cash option when she bought her ticket, meaning she will get about $101.6 million before federal and state withholding... more »
March 16, 2010 9:15 AM
Two Colorado tickets have won $1 million and $200,000, respectively, by matching the first five numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing. The randomly selected numbers were 6-16-20-31-and-36. The Powerball was 8 and the Power Play was 5. The Colorado Lottery says a Power Play ticket sold in Wheat Ridge won $1... more »
March 11, 2010 8:56 AM
The Powerball jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $200 million for Saturday after no one matched all six of the numbers in the midweek drawing.
Wednesday's winning numbers were 17-21-37-41-and-50. The Powerball was 1 and the Power Play was 2. Players matching all five numbers and the... more »
March 4, 2010 10:34 AM
The Powerball jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $139 million for Saturday after no one matched all six of the numbers in the midweek drawing.
Wednesday's winning numbers were 7-9-14-45-and-49. The Powerball was 23 and the Power Play was 4. Players matching all five numbers and the... more »
March 1, 2010 2:54 PM
Having a less-than-stellar Monday? Take a moment to dream of vast riches.
The Powerball jackpot is expected to grow to $114 million for Wednesday's drawing since no one matched all six of the numbers drawn over the weekend. Saturday's winning numbers were 18-47-51-53-and-58. The Powerball was 30 and the... more »
February 10, 2010 5:37 PM
The Colorado Lottery Commission approved the sale of the Mega Millions Jackpot game in Colorado at its monthly meeting Wednesday morning. The game, which is now being offered in 35 jurisdictions nationwide, could begin selling in Colorado in mid-May.
"We believe Mega Millions will complement our current line-up of... more »
February 4, 2010 8:42 AM
The Powerball jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $140 million for Saturday after no one matched all six of the numbers in the midweek drawing.
Wednesday's winning numbers were 17-22-36-37-and-52. The Powerball was 24 and the multiplier was 2.
Players matching all five numbers and the... more »
January 31, 2010 11:12 AM
Dozens of states have begun selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets in what could be a step toward an eventual national lottery. Margaret DeFrancisco, co-chair of a committee for both lotteries and president and CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp., says tickets for both games began selling on Sunday. Twenty-three... more »
December 28, 2009 9:47 AM
Did Santa tuck a Powerball ticket into your stocking? Better check the numbers, because someone in Colorado is $1 million richer.
Saturday's jackpot was won in Kentucky, but $1 million is a nice consolation gift. One ticket sold in Colorado, with the power play option, matched five numbers but... more »
December 21, 2009 10:20 AM
A Colorado ticket holder came close, but no one matched all six of the numbers drawn to win Saturday's Powerball jackpot worth $92.9 million. The winning numbers were 17-24-39-41-and-47. The Powerball was 21 and the multiplier was 3. A Colorado Power Play ticket, and another sold in Indiana, matched the... more »
December 17, 2009 8:40 AM
Saturday's Powerball jackpot will be worth an estimated $92 million since no one matched all six of the numbers in the midweek drawing. Colorado's top prize was $10,000 for a ticket that matched the Powerball, plus four of the other numbers. Wednesday's winning numbers were 13-23-25-35-and-43. The Powerball was 15... more »
November 12, 2009 12:45 PM
Four workers at a Longmont cabinet factory will split a $1 million Powerball lottery prize. The workers at John Murphy Mill Works saw their lottery pool win on Oct. 25. The company is a commercial cabinet maker. After taxes, the workers took home $177,500 each. Group members say they've been... more »
November 5, 2009 8:15 AM
A Colorado ticket came close, but no one matched all six of the numbers drawn to win last night's Powerball jackpot worth $67.7 million. Wednesday's winning numbers were 10-11-14-45-and-51. The Powerball was 17 and the multiplier was 3. A ticket sold in Colorado matched the first five numbers only to... more »
October 22, 2009 8:54 AM
Some in Colorado is $200,000 richer today. A Colorado Powerball ticket came close, but no one matched all six of the numbers drawn to win last night's jackpot worth $25 million. Wednesday's winning numbers were 6-16-34-45-and-51. The Powerball was 4 and the multiplier was 2. A ticket sold in Colorado... more »
October 5, 2009 10:15 AM
A ticket sold in Florida matched all six of the numbers drawn to win the weekend Powerball jackpot worth $189 million. Saturday's winning numbers were 12-24-48-50-and-57. The Powerball was 22 and the multiplier was 3. Colorado's top prize was $10,000 for a ticket that matched the Powerball, plus four of... more »
October 1, 2009 10:08 AM
Maybe winning the lottery is rocket science after all. A group dominated by Ball Aerospace workers will share a $1 million prize from last weekend's Powerball drawing. The Colorado Lottery said Thursday that 10 people, including nine aerospace workers, bought the winning ticket. The 10th person is the son of... more »
September 28, 2009 5:44 PM
For the second week in a row, a Powerball ticket sold in Colorado is worth $1 million. The Colorado Lottery said Monday the buyer of the ticket hasn't come forward but has until March 25 to do so. The ticket was sold at the Country Corner Store in Hygiene, just... more »
September 28, 2009 8:05 AM
For the second time in a week, a Colorado Powerball player has matched five of the six numbers drawn to win $1 million. The ticket holder matched all five white numbers drawn Saturday, and had purchased the Power Play option to multiply the prize. Saturday's winning numbers were 18-20-34-36-and-39. The... more »