Monthly Archives: November 2012

Powerball Jackpot Tops Half a Billion – And Is Won by Two Tickets

The hotly anticipated Powerball draw was held last night – the result of 15 rollovers, four different estimated jackpot projections and ticket sales hitting 130,000 per minute. The result was a total jackpot worth a staggering $579,900,000 before tax. America and the world was truly gripped by Powerball fever, with all major news sites covering the immense jackpot with speculative pieces regarding winners, rollovers and lots more. However, until the draw was held, nothing was certain – until now.

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Biggest Powerball Jackpot Ever at $425 million

The Powerball jackpot wasn’t won on Saturday night which means that the top prize in this US lottery rolls over again. This jackpot has now rolled over a total of 15 times to reach the impressive amount of a whopping $425 million which is available to win in Wednesday’s Powerball draw. This is now the highest the Powerball jackpot has ever been so excitement amongst players and ticket sales are expected to be high for this week’s draw.

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Powerball Jackpot Estimated at $250 million

After a week of excitement in the Euromillions camp with the top prize being claimed just days before reaching its jackpot cap, the US Powerball jackpot has surprised players by continuing to roll over. This puts the estimated jackpot for Wednesday 21st November 2012 at $250 million, which is the highest jackpot seen since 15th August 2012 when Donald Lawson from Michigan scooped the massive $337 million jackpot. But will the Powerball follow in the Euromillions’ lead and be won this week? Or will we see yet another rollover?

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Euromillions and Powerball Jackpots Creep Higher

Excitement is building for lottery players across two continents this week, as two lotteries with the biggest potential jackpots are creeping ever higher. The US Powerball has been rolling over now since the start of October and has reached an impressive estimated jackpot of $185 million in time for its next draw on Wednesday 14th November 2012. Then there is the Euromillions, played in multiple countries across Europe, which has amassed a jackpot of an impressive €168 million by rolling over now twelve times. But what will this week bring?

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Huge jackpots for EuroMillions, Oz Lotto, Powerball and Lotto Max this week

Three of the most played lotteries in the world have reached the magical 100 million this week, which promises to see a flurry of activity at the ticket booths, too. The Euromillions, played across nine countries in Europe alone, has a jackpot of €119 million on offer in the draw on Friday 2nd November 2012, and the US Powerball jackpot will be $124 million at the next draw, which takes place on Saturday 3rd November 2012. However, the one that has everyone talking is the Oz Lotto jackpot, which has reached an incredible estimated AUD$100,000.

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