It’s all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
Pennsylvania Lottery officials say a $2 million winning ticket from the April 6th Powerball drawing was sold at a Lehigh County gas station.
The big jackpot was won in North Jersey, but someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Montgomery County is $1-million richer.
Two winning lottery tickets worth $250,000 each were sold in Northeast Philadelphia and Delaware County.
State Revenue Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Brassell says the governor has decided to tweak the contract and try again.
Governor Tom Corbett plans to ask Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office to reverse its rejection of a contract with a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery, a top lawmaker said Tuesday.
The Pennsylvania Lottery says a winning ticket worth $728,528.50 from the March 4th drawing was sold at the Wawa located at 600 S Governor Printz Boulevard in Essington.
This is the second time that a British company has extended its bid to operate the Pennsyvlania Lottery since Pa. attorney general Kathleen Kane determined that the contract would violate the Pennsylvania constitution.
Executive Deputy Budget Secretary Peter Tartline said the bid from Camelot Global Services that was scheduled to expire Saturday has been extended through Friday.
Governor Tom Corbett says he’s reviewing his options now that the state attorney general has determined that he doesn’t have the authority to privatize the management of the Pennsylvania Lottery.
Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord has said he’s concerned that adding Keno to the Lottery is an expansion of gaming, and that, he says, would require legislative approval.
A Canadian company owns a British company that would operate Pennsylvania’s lottery,” Madonna explains.
Corbett traveled to Hershey, Pa. to pitch a group of senior citizens about the benefits a private lottery manager would bring.
Chris reviews the press conference held by President Obama on the debt ceiling and gun control and discusses it with John Hayward from Human Events. He also talks to Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and discusses some polls conducted among Pennsylvanians by Harper Polling with Brock McLeary.
A Cash 5 ticket worth $330,000 that was sold in Montgomery County last year is set to expire.