Powerball http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Powerball Winners Expect 'A Pretty Good Christmas' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-powerball-winners-expect-pretty-good-christmas <p></p><p>The Missouri couple who just hit it big in <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/do-missouri-tickets-have-better-shot-winning-powerball">the Powerball lottery</a> will take a lump-sum payment amounting to about $136 million after taxes.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:48:00 +0000 The Associated Press 6940 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Powerball Winners Expect 'A Pretty Good Christmas' Winning Powerball Tickets Sold In Arizona And Missouri; Who Bought Them? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/winning-powerball-tickets-sold-arizona-and-missouri-who-bought-them After all the hype and hoopla, millions of Americans (including us) are waking up this morning to learn that they aren't sudden millionaires.<p>Yes, there <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/11/29/166132861/hunt-for-powerball-winners-begins-as-2-tickets-match" target="_blank">were winning tickets sold</a> for Wednesday night's $580 million Powerball jackpot.<p>But there were only two tickets that correctly matched <a href="http://www.powerball.com/pb_home.asp" target="_blank">the numbers drawn</a>: 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6.<p>The winners were sold in Arizona and Missouri. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 15:52:42 +0000 Mark Memmott 6897 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Winning Powerball Tickets Sold In Arizona And Missouri; Who Bought Them? Do Missouri Tickets Have A Better Shot At Winning The Powerball? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/do-missouri-tickets-have-better-shot-winning-powerball <p>Yes, the Powerball is getting high - <a href="http://www.powerball.com/pb_home.asp">very high</a> - $550 million. And <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/11/28/166061960/winning-powerball-its-more-likely-a-vending-machine-will-kill-you">NPR says</a> your chances of being killed by a vending machine are higher than your chances of winning.</p><p>But could buying a ticket in the "Show-Me" state give you a leg up?&nbsp;</p><p>If you believe that a state's track record of winning tickets has something to do with it, then maybe - though the odds, in fact, favor no one.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:14:43 +0000 Kelsey Proud & KSMU 6863 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Do Missouri Tickets Have A Better Shot At Winning The Powerball? That crumpled Powerball ticket in your pocket might be a $1M winner http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crumpled-powerball-ticket-your-pocket-might-be-1m-winner <p>Missouri Lottery officials are still seeking out the holder of a Powerball ticket worth $1 million.</p><p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:38:55 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 4313 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org That crumpled Powerball ticket in your pocket might be a $1M winner