There was a big Powerball jackpot at stake in Saturday’s drawing, and plenty of people were buying tickets for their chance at a life-changing amount of money.
Though no one hit the massive Powerball jackpot Saturday night, which now stands at $400 million, one lucky individual who bought a ticket at a Bucks County convenience store is $1 million richer.
Sales were up more than six-percent — almost $219-million. However, profits were up by just a fraction of that amount – only $6-million.
The Pennsylvania Lottery once again set records for sales and profits in the fiscal year just ended, but there’s a big difference in the numbers for both categories.
Still no clue as to who holds the winning Powerball ticket with a cash value of more than $77 million, sold in South Philadelphia for the June 22nd drawing.
Lottery officials say the lone jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $500,000 was sold in Philadelphia.
The ticket was purchased at Federal Beer in South Philadelphia.
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.