Stories tagged with: Powerball Jackpot

January 13, 2016 - 3:15pm
15 weeks 6 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 10, 2016 - 8:50pm
16 weeks 2 days ago

While two '5 of 5' winners were named in Ohio, no one won the grand prize Saturday night and with the Powerball Jackpot bubbling over a billion dollars, local residents are joining the rest of the United States in a ticket buying frenzy in hopes that Wednesday they win big.

With 1.3 billion in winnings up for grabs, no one seems to mind that their chance of winning the lotto this week are just 1 in 292.2 million. That's less likely than being elected President, becoming a movie star,...

January 6, 2016 - 6:24pm
16 weeks 6 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...

August 5, 2013 - 5:44pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

From cars to travel dreams to world peace, hopeful gamblers began to buy Powerball Lottery tickets at Mother Tucker's on Sharon Avenue Monday afternoon.
As of Monday, the jackpot is at $400,000,000 and a few wishful players shared what they would if they won the massive lottery.

"Travel the United States,” said Jon Wood. “Just travel. There are a lot of places that I haven't been. I have been to Pennsylvania, I have been to Kentucky, but there are a lot of places...

November 26, 2012 - 6:04pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

Lottery players get another chance at a multi-million dollar jackpot on Wednesday.

Lottery officials said no one in Ohio or any other state won the last powerball jackpot. The top prize now increases to about $425(m) for the drawing, Wednesday.

"With the jackpot the highest its ever been we're sure in the next couple of days we will be very busy selling Powerball tickets," said owner of Mother Tucker's Jim Pitcock. "Not too many so far, but as it gets closer to the...

August 15, 2012 - 6:30pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

One lucky Powerball player could walk away with a nice chunk of change Wednesday night .

The $320,000,000 jackpot is the fourth largest ever in its history.

We spoke to several people at the Muskingum County Fair who knew what they wanted to do if they won.

"I'd pay my tithes to the church first, then I'd pay off all my bills, and then I'd probably live it up," said one woman.

A second woman said, "I have a lot of relatives and friends that I would give...

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