Stories tagged with: Powerball

January 13, 2016 - 3:15pm
23 weeks 3 days ago

There could finally be a winner for the Powerball on Wednesday night. The winner will not only win a staggering $1.5 billion, but will be making history by winning the largest lottery jackpot ever in the United States.

The lottery jackpot has made a huge jump from the previous $950 million to $1.5 billion since the last drawing on Saturday, January 9th. With being unable to produce a winner, more and more people are jumping in and buying their tickets. We talked to owner of Mother...

January 6, 2016 - 6:24pm
24 weeks 2 days ago

The drawing for the 500 million dollar Powerball jackpot is set for Wednesday night.

Wednesday's night lottery was the sixth-largest ever in North America and one local business is seeing a lot of folks out buying tickets due to its history of selling winning lottery tickets. We talked the owner of Mother Tucker's, Jimmy Pitcock and he said the lottery is a huge part of this store.

"We have a huge lottery, very loyal customers that come here. Over the last year or so, this...

February 11, 2015 - 8:32am
1 year 19 weeks ago

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Coshocton Meth Lab Bust

COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the Coshocton County Sheriffs Office, on Tuesday evening at approximately 7:45 P.M. deputies executed a search warrant on an operating meth lab in the 900 block of South 6th St. in the City of Coshocton. As a result of the warrant one male and one female suspect were taken into custody and many drug related items were seized, including drugs and...

February 10, 2015 - 6:39pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

Winning a scratch off lottery ticket could put a smile on your face.

Mike Reynolds said winning "$2 didn't make me feel so good," but it keeps him playing.

When Shane Gannon wins he said "I feel like I gotta play again, maybe win some more." And Barbara Sharrer is just tickled when she wins. "Even if it's my $5 that i spent into it,"

All agree that hitting the big prize could change their lives. Mother Tucker's owner, Jimmy Pitcock weighed in...

November 29, 2012 - 5:35am
3 years 29 weeks ago

At least two people now have a lot of holiday cash and some to spare.  Lottery officials say there are two winning tickets from Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing.  The tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri.  They’ll be splitting a jackpot of 579.9 million dollars before taxes, or a cash option of 379.8 million dollars before taxes. Some good news for Ohio -- There is a one million dollar ticket sold in the buckeye state.

January 16, 2012 - 5:55pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

Ohio Lottery patrons saw an increase in Powerball prices Sunday and one local retailer saw a decline in sales. Ticket prices for the popular lottery drawing doubled, along with the minimum jackpot.

Mother Tuckers gas station on Sharon Avenue reported a decline in sales of Powerball.

Patrons who declined to speak on camera expressed an overall dissatisfaction regarding the price increase. Cashier Jacob Wood believes people just don't want to pay more.

"I sold one Monday...

January 2, 2012 - 6:14pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

Ohio Lottery players can expect to pay twice as much for their chance at a big cash prize.

Players of the Ohio Lottery's Powerball drawings will see ticket prices go up from one to two dollars. With the doubling in price comes a doubling of the jackpot as well, which will start at 40 million dollars. At Mother Tucker's gas station on Sharon Avenue, cashier, Erik Land believed the hike in price might actually help improve ticket sales.

"They'll think that since the...

April 16, 2010 - 5:09pm
6 years 10 weeks ago

Powerball made its big debut in Ohio Friday.

The multi-state lottery game has a starting jackpot of $20 million. Mother Tucker's Manager, Josh Bailey, says since the store opened he has sold about 30 dollars in tickets.

"People are really excited to come in and try a new game, it has been out of state and we just got it into Ohio, so we will try new things," says Bailey.

The winnings of Powerball are up to $212 million. With a jackpot that high, even Bailey is...

April 15, 2010 - 1:45pm
6 years 10 weeks ago

Ohio residents will no longer have to drive to neighboring states to take part in Powerball.

The popular multi-state lottery game with a starting jackpot of $20 million is going on sale in the Buckeye State Friday. Local retailers are getting prepared for the customers wanting to take the 1 in 195 million chance of winning the jackpot.

"New people wanna play new games. I've already passed out a lot of cards for it," said Mother Tucker's Manager Josh Bailey.

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