Friday, May 17, 2013
If you draw the Powerball winning numbers in Saturday’s lottery, you could score $600 million, or a $376.9 million one-time payout.
Powerball results were watched closely Wednesday when the jackpot was $363 million. After no one picked all six winning numbers, the new Powerball prize for the Saturday, May 18 drawing is now $600 million. Return here Saturday night to see the winning numbers The one-time cash payout is estimated at $376.9 million. Tickets are $2 and the game is played in Rhode Island and 42 other states. Click here to find stores to buy lottery tickets in Rhode Island. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012, in Arizona and Missouri. Wonder what happens to the folks who hit it big? Browse the Huffington Post’s collection of lottery winners’ stories.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Here is where you can buy your Powerball tickets.
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday’s drawing. Though not the largest Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri. Have you gotten your tickets yet? Do you have a lucky store where you buy all your lottery. Take a look at the stores that sell lottery in Bristol and in Warren, and let us know where you pick up your tickets. We want to know – if you were to win the $350 million jackpot, what is the first thing you would buy with your winnings?
Friday, January 25, 2013
The Rhode Island Lottery announced that a Bristol resident and her father, who lives in West Warwick, won the Million Dollar Raffle Game.
A Bristol woman and her father, who lives in West Warwick, split the Rhode Island Lottery's $1 million prize in this year's Million Dollar Raffle Game, the agency announced on Thursday. RI Lot did not identify the winners, though in a statement, the agency said that "both play the lottery on occasion and never dreamed about winning. They must have checked the ticket 100 times! She and her father have no special plans as to what to do with the money." They bought the ticket at Stop & Shop at 300 Quaker Lane in Warwick, RI Lot reported..
Monday, December 10, 2012
Bristol Food Mart sold Saturday's winning ticket.
One local resident may have a little extra cash for gifts this holiday season. The winning ticket in Saturday night's Wild Money drawing was sold at Bristol Food Mart, 259 Wood St., the Rhode Island Lottery announced Monday. The winner has not yet claimed the $38,236 jackpot. Another local winner — a Portsmouth man — has claimed a $12,300 winning Keno Plus ticket. He played $10 on a 5-spot Quick Pick and matched 5 out of the 5 numbers for a standard payout of $4,100. Since he opted to play Keno Plus for an extra $1, and the 3 multiplier was drawn, his prize was tripled to $12,300. He plans to put the money towards Christmas shopping. Vickers Liquor at 274 Bellevue Avenue in Newport sold the winning ticket. For information on claiming a …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Wednesday night's jackpot was worth $60 million.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Just two days after Newport resident Louise White came forward to claim her $336 million Powerball prize, Powerball officials have announced that another Ocean State Powerball player has won the game. Powerball officials have announced that Wednesday night's $60 million winning ticket was purchased in Rhode Island. The winning numbers are 12 35 45 46 47 with Powerball 12. It has yet to be announced where the ticket was purchased, but Ocean State residents will surely wait with wonder to find out, just as they did with the $336 million prize. Newport's White took a few weeks to come forward to claim the 3rd largest Powerball jackpot in the history of the game. Purchased at the Stop & Shop in Newport, White said on Tuesday that it all …
Monday, February 13, 2012
What would you have done with the prize money?
Okay, so it's a little anti-climactic when you hear that a Rhode Island ticket took home the big prize and you realize it wasn't you. But what if it was? According to a tweet from @RILottery, the $336.4 million winning ticket was purchased from the Stop & Shop located at 250 Bellevue Ave., in Newport. Officials say the ticket holder has yet to come forward. With the winning ticket so close to Bristol and Warren, it has made many fantasize about what they might have done with the money had they won. So tell us, what would you have done with $336.4 million? Would you have given any to charity? Would you go on a month-long vacation? Would you have quit your job, bought a Ferrari and sailed away into the sunset? Use the comments section to …