Lottery news and results for Virginia
Virginia Lottery News
Thursday Feb 12 | via WHSV-TV Harrisonburg
One of the winning tickets from Wednesday night's Powerball drawing was bought at an Exxon station on Greenville Avenue in Staunton. "It's pretty cool, I wish I would've bought one now," said Kara Perdue, who is a cashier. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via WTVR Richmond
The jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing has jumped to $485 million, according to the Virginia Lottery. Lottery officials increased the jackpot based on strong Powerball ticket sales nationwide. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
Authorities are investigating if a woman with a history of boarding airplanes without a ticket stowed away on a flight from Minnesota to Florida. Authorities are investigating if a woman with a history of boarding airplanes without a ticket stowed away on a flight from Minnesota to Florida. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via WLNE-TV Providence
A Mormon man who gained notoriety over the past decade for running a website that offers doubting Latter-day Saints a forum to chat has been kicked out of the religion. A Mormon man who gained notoriety over the past decade for running a website that offers doubting Latter-day Saints a forum to chat has been kicked out of the religion. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via The Virginian-Pilot
One of three tickets in Virginia that each won $10,000 in Saturday's drawing was purchased in Portsmouth, according to a Virginia Lottery news release. State lottery officials expect to sell 1.5 million tickets in Virginia for Wednesday's drawing. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
More than 49,000 tickets won prizes last Saturday, Feb. 7th for the Powerball Jackpot drawing. But no one managed to match all six numbers, which bumps the jackpot for this Wednesday's drawing up to a whopping $450 million. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via WVEC-TV Norfolk
Powerball jackpot grows to estimated $450 million More than 49,000 tickets in Virginia win prizes in Saturday's drawing. Check out this story on 13newsnow.com: RICHMOND -- More than 49,000 tickets in Virginia won prizes in Saturday's Powerball drawing but no one in Virginia or anywhere else matched all six numbers. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via WWWV-FM Charlottesville
The nationwide jackpot for the Powerball lottery game has grown to $450 million. Powerball spokeswoman Sue Dooley expects many Virginians will buy tickets for the next drawing on Wednesday night. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via Wall Street Journal
Americans haven't been playing the Powerball like they used to, a potential headache for states that rely on lottery revenue to help balance their budgets. But help is on the way in the form of a big jackpot, estimated at $380 million ahead of Saturday night's drawing . Comment?
Jan 26, 2015 | via WHSV-TV Harrisonburg
Check your tickets! Someone bought a Powerball ticket for Saturday's drawing that ended up winning $1 million. The winning ticket was bought at Woodstock Sunoco, 443 West Reservoir Road in Woodstock. Comment?
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