Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Dearborn lottery players have won more than $100,000 since 2008.
If you're looking to play the Michigan Lottery's Powerball and you live in Dearborn, you might have a better chance than most. According to information on the Michigan Lottery's website, two tickets worth more than $100,000 have been sold in Dearborn since 2008. The biggest payout was sold Nov. 28, 2012 at the CVS Pharmacy, 13250 Ford Road, and worth $1 million. Another ticket, sold Nov. 3, 2010 at the Gold Star Market, 5021 Wyoming Ave., was worth $200,000. Tonight's jackpot is worth $360 million. Find a list of Dearborn retailers that sell Powerball tickets on the Michigan Lottery's website.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The couple are retired and plan their first big spend to be on Christmas presents for their children and grandchildren.
Retirement will be worry-free for Eugene and Nancy Gaspar of Dearborn, who were announced Wednesday as $1 million winners of the Nov. 8 Powerball drawing. According to a release from the Michigan Lottery, the couple couldn't believe they had won with a ticket they bought at the CVS Pharmacy on Ford Road. “I was in shock, numb,” said Eugene Gaspar of realizing he and his wife of 56 years had had won. “We won’t have any money worries in the future." The numbers, he revealed, were a compilation of his grandchildren’s birthdates. Appropriately, Nancy added that their first big splurge would be on Christmas presents for their four children and four grandchildren. “I can’t think of anything I really need," she added. "We’ve had a good life.” “…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
CVS Pharmacy on Ford Road in Dearborn sold a $1 million ticket in Wednesday's record Powerball drawing.
Dearborn proved a lucky location for the record $587.5 million Powerball drawing. Some fortunate person close to home matched five numbers—but not the Powerball number—in Wednesday’s drawing to win $1 million. That ticket was purchased at the CVS Pharmacy on Ford Road in Dearborn, according to a press release from the Michigan Lottery. Another $1 million ticket was sold in Michigan at East Paris Discount Liquor in Kentwood. The winning Powerball numbers for the Nov. 28, 2012 drawing are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball number of 6. Though Dearborn, MI, did not have a grand prize winner, Dearborn, MO, did have one of the two jackpot-winning tickets. Someone in that city north of Kansas City matched all of the numbers, including the …
With a $550 million prize on the line, Dearborn residents are eyeing their tickets. See what the winner's payout could be.
The $550 million winning Powerball numbers have been selected people all over Michigan are checking their tickets. The winning Powerball numbers for the Nov. 28, 2012 drawing are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball number of 6. Did someone from Dearborn win a big jackpot? We'll have to wait and see. So far ... For more on Powerball, visit Powerball.com Lottery anaylsis website USA Mega broke down what you could expect to take home after taxes in the $550 million jackpot state by state. In Michigan, a solo winner could expect to pay 4.35 percent in state taxes on the winnings. The annual payout after taxes would be $13,659,000; a lump sum payout would be $268,328,700.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Powerball lottery players are testing their luck on an enormous jackpot for the Nov. 28 drawing.
It certainly could be the most wonderful time of the year for one or multiple lottery players. Since no one won Saturday's drawing, the Powerball jackpot has grown to a whopping $500 million prize. The next drawing is taking place at night Nov. 28. Powerball is played in 42 states, including Michigan, along with Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands. Find out your odds of striking big in the game. What would you do with the lottery earnings if you won? Tell us in the comments' section below.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
With news of the Powerball lottery jackpot reaching $500 million, people in Michigan took to Twitter to share their views on the big money news.
The news of a record $500 million jackpot for the Powerball lottery—which is played in 42 states, including Michigan—created lots of buzz on Twitter. Patch compiled some of Michiganders' reactions on social media to the jackpot—like whether they're buying a ticket, or what they'd do with the winnings. What would you do with $500 million? Let us know in the comments below.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Leave a comment to let us know what you would do if you won the Powerball jackpot.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Leave a comment below to tell us what you would do if you won Saturday's Powerball jackpot.
What would you do with $325 million? That’s the question this week as the Powerball jackpot for Saturday has climbed to $325 million—the fourth-highest total in the lottery game’s history. Powerball is played in 42 states, including Michigan, along with Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands. Michigan residents have until 10 p.m. Saturday to buy a Powerball ticket from a lottery retailer and enter the drawing, which will take place at 10:59 p.m. Do you plan to buy a Powerball ticket? More importantly, what would you do with all the money if you won? Leave a comment below to let us know what you think.