It’s a few hundred million short of the record jackpot, but Wednesday’s Powerball payoff of an estimated $425 million deserves some serious consideration.
A lottery ticket worth more than $1.1 million was sold at a Milpitas gas station, lottery officials announced.
A San Jose woman who with her husband won a $289,471 state lottery jackpot Sunday said she thought it was another one of his pranks when he started screaming they had won, lottery officials said.
A California Lottery ticket worth $2,623,314 was sold at a San Francisco market, lottery officials announced.
Lottery officials announced the winning numbers in Saturday night’s $600 million Powerball drawing.
The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it joined the madness over Powerball, which has seen its jackpot soar to $600 million for Saturday’s drawing.
Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot has ballooned to an estimated $360 million, with a cash value of $229.2 million, making it the third largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh largest jackpot ever.
On Monday, lottery retailers across the state began offering Powerball. Californians no longer have to drive across state lines to join the frenzy of the multistate, multi-million dollar lottery game.
People aspiring to be millionaires crowded lottery retailers throughout California on Monday as the state became the 43rd to offer Powerball.
An out-of-work Bay Area man and his wife, a hairstylist, came forward Friday to claim a $33 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot, California Lottery officials said.