jackpot : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
- n any outstanding award
- Scarce and expensive drugs are the potential jackpot payoffs of pharmaceutical chemistry.
- Winslet hit the jackpot on her very first film audition, winning a costarring role in director Peter Jackson's breakthrough feature as a teenaged girl whose obsessive fantasy life .
- Biggest jackpot thus far, a three-weeker: $88.
News & Articles
- Powerball jackpot increases to $127M
Saturday's Powerball jackpot has grown to $127 million. No one has matched all six numbers since the drawing on June 1.
June 21, 2013 - CBS 46 News Atlanta
- Megawatty EuroMillions jackpot up for the win
UK -- Tonight's draw in the EuroMillions jackpot is worth £141million, The Daily Telegraph reported. This marks the third largest jackpot in its history, the report said.
June 21, 2013 - Rolling Good Times
- Saturday Powerball Jackpot Now Up to $127 Million
Guess what? Since no one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night’s POWERBALL jackpot, it just keeps on growing – up to an impressive $127 million for tomorrow night’s draw. This marks the second time since California joined the multi-state game back in April that the jackpot amount has eclipsed the $100 million mark.
June 21, 2013 - KSEE 24 Fresno
- Karen Tandy in Washington Post
This is like law enforcement hitting the ultimate jackpot,Tandy said. "But luck had nothing to do with this windfall."
- Gete Wami in USA Today
I want to run New York, and I want to win the jackpot,Wami said.
- Teresa Roncon in CTV.ca
There was definitely a lot of attention paid to this jackpot,Roncon said. "These are tough economic times and people were certainly looking for something a little escapist, and that's what they get with a lottery."