Welcome! Login | Register
 

The Scoop: Fung Blasts Raimondo on RI Housing, Taylor Calls McKee on Flip-Flop, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

PC Men’s Basketball Picked to Finish 5th in Big East—Providence College Mens Basketball Picked to Finish 5th…

RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto—Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that…

The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

Report: Patriots Bolster Roster With Two Moves—Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium.…

 
 

NEW: $2 Million Power Ball Winner Hits in Rhode Island

Friday, February 08, 2013

 

The PowerBall jackpot may have been hit in Virginia, but last night's drawing still proved to be very lucky for Rhode Island. A $2,000,000 PowerBall PowerPlay ticket and a $10,000 PowerBall ticket were sold.

The PowerBall® jackpot may have been hit in Virginia, but Wednesday nights' drawing still proved to be very lucky for Rhode Island. A $2,000,000 PowerBall® PowerPlay® ticket and a $10,000 PowerBall® ticket were sold.

One of the winning PowerBall® tickets matched five numbers but not the PowerBall® number, for the standard payout of $1,000,000. However, the Power Play® feature was added for an extra dollar which increased the prize to $2,000,000. This is the second $2,000,000 PowerBall® ticket sold in Rhode Island in just two months. The other winning PowerBall® ticket matched four numbers and the PowerBall® number for the standard payout of $10,000. This winner did not purchase the Power Play® feature for an additional dollar on the wager. If the player had opted for Power Play®, the $10,000 prize would have been increased to $40,000.

The winning $2,000,000 PowerBall® PowerPlay® ticket was purchased at AJ's Mini Market, 939 Social St., Woonsocket. The winning $10,000 PowerBall® ticket was purchased from Olde Smoke Shoppe, 130 Westminster St., Providence. Both tickets remain unclaimed.

Saturday's estimated PowerBall® jackpot is $40 million.

The winning hasn't stopped there; a $35,000 Peppermint 7's Instant Ticket was also claimed. A gentleman from Taunton, MA randomly purchased the ticket while at Seaplane Diner, 307 Allens Ave., Providence. He plans to pay bills and go on vacation. 

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.