2000 Press Releases
$80 MILLION APRIL 19 POWERBALL® JACKPOT; DELAWARE LOTTERY OFFICIALS PREPARE FOR THE HIGH DEMAND FOR TICKETS AND OFFER ADVICE
DOVER, Del. - POWERBALL® heats up this week with the
Wednesday, April 19, 2000, estimated $80 million annuity jackpot, which has a
cash option worth $42,700,000. Currently, POWERBALL® has the biggest jackpot in
the world. Delaware Lottery
officials have already begun preparing by adding more Lottery terminals to meet
the high demand for tickets.
"Play responsibly," Wayne Lemons, Delaware Lottery
Director, said. "I want to remind
players not to spend more than they can afford on the $1 tickets."
"You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a Delaware Lottery ticket, and that includes $1 POWERBALL® tickets," Lemons explained.