Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Associated Press is reporting that two winning Powerball tickets were sold for last night's drawing.
No one has stepped forward yet, but the Associated Press is reporting that two winning tickets were sold for last night's Powerball lottery. The AP says the winning Powerball tickets came from Missouri and Arizona. The winning numbers are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 with the Powerball number of 6, according to the Powerball website. Missouri Lottery officials say the winning ticket came from the Kansas City area. An exact store location will be released later today, according to spokeswoman Susan Goedde. “It is so exciting to sell one of these Powerball tickets,” said May Scheve Reardon, executive director of the Missouri Lottery, in a press release. “In addition, we sold two tickets that matched all five white balls, which means they each win $1 …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of dollars in ticket sales happened collectively in the ZIP codes that include Richmond Heights and Clayton, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Hundreds of thousands of dollars in Missouri Lottery tickets sold last year in the ZIP codes that include Richmond Heights and Clayton, information from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch states. More than $1 million in sales happened in the 63117 ZIP code that includes Richmond Heights, database information states. Meanwhile in the 63105 ZIP code that includes Clayton, more than $240,000 in sales occurred. Quoting from the Post-Dispatch report: "In 2011, lottery sales topped $1 billion in Missouri." The report cautions readers to remember that people don't always buy tickets in the ZIP code where they live. Search your ZIP code and read about where the most—and fewest—sales occurred in the complete Post-Dispatch report.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Missouri and 43 other states are considering how to proceed now that the government is looking at an old law in a new way.
It's a fantasy many of us have indulged in: Imaging what we would do if we were to strike it rich overnight with a big lottery win. I'll own up to doing so. I've gone so far as to tell friends and co-workers I would not be one of those folks you read about who continue clocking in a work every day. Not me. If I won the lottery, I'd be traveling the world first class as soon as my lump sum check arrived. No annual payments for me! Problem is, I don't buy lottery tickets. As I purchase my groceries or fill up my tank at the gas station, I just don't think about it. The gift of gaming? So, what if a person could buy lottery tickets online? Would I be more likely to work these purchases into my routine if I could simply log on to a website …