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DATE: Monday, May 13, 2013
CONTACT: Karie Lowe (785) 296-5744
Big Jackpots for this Week's Drawings - Powerball Climbs to
The Kansas Lottery jackpots are climbing for this week's
drawings and players are hoping to get lucky!
After Saturday night's Powerball drawing, the jackpot has
climbed to an estimated $350 million, with a cash option of $222.8
million for the May 15 drawing. The Powerball jackpot has
been on a roll since March 30, 2013, after the jackpot was hit in
Illinois for $50 million. The most recent Powerball jackpot
winner in Kansas was a Johnson County couple, who claimed a jackpot
worth $50 million from the December 19, 2012, drawing. Kansas
has had 11 Powerball jackpot winners and eight Lotto America
jackpots. The largest Powerball jackpot winner in Kansas was
Donald Damon of Great Bend, who won $96 million in November
Players will also be trying to win a large Hot Lotto jackpot for
Wednesday night's drawing. The estimated Hot Lotto jackpot is
$6.16 million. Hot Lotto and Powerball are played every
Wednesday and Saturday.
The Mega Millions jackpot is also on the rise. The
estimated Mega Millions jackpot for tomorrow night's drawing is an
estimated $170 million, with a cash option of $126.7 million.
Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday.
A lucky player could win an estimated $140,000 in tonight's
Super Kansas Cash drawing. Super Kansas Cash is a Kansas-only
game and jackpots are paid in one lump sum. Drawings are held
every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Players have until 8:59 p.m. on draw nights to purchase
tickets. As always, the Kansas Lottery encourages its players
to play responsibly.