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Lottery News for December, 2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Lotto-winning coworkers' advice for $400M Mega Millions jackpot. 9:11 am - The winner of a $1 million Powerball prize with nine of her coworkers at a Staten Island, N.Y., nursing home, has very simple advice for those eyeing this Friday's $400 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
$400 MILLION: Massive Mega Millions lottery jackpot set for Friday. 8:20 am - The changes made in October have put the "Mega" back into Mega Millions.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Alabama legislator lobbies for state lottery. 8:30 am - The Democrat leader in the Alabama House is calling for the Legislature to use its election-year session to approve a state lottery.
Pennsylvania Senate may work privatization deal. 7:57 am - There is "broad support" among Senate Republicans to give the governor authority for a private company to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery and legalize electronic games such as keno to boost state revenue, the Senate majority leader said on Monday.
Monday, December 09, 2013
EuroMillions jackpot makes poor woman one of Ireland's richest. 10:01 am - From struggling on €70 a week in jobseeker's allowance, Margaret Loughrey is now officially one of Ireland's richest women.
Sunday, December 08, 2013
Lottery tickets accidentally shipped to man's house. 10:18 am - A metro Atlanta man opened up a box with a gift he ordered on the Internet to find a treasure of scratch-off lottery tickets.
Pa. lawmaker wants to give lottery winners right to remain anonymous. 9:34 am - A Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, lawmaker unveiled legislation Friday that would allow lottery winners to keep their identities hidden from the public.
Saturday, December 07, 2013
$344 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot skyrockets. 9:19 am - This holiday season someone will be able to afford gifts unlike any they have ever given before, as the multi-state Mega Millions lottery jackpot is soaring to historic levels.
Friday, December 06, 2013
$297 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot raised again before tonight's drawing. 5:14 pm - Across the United States, tickets for tonight's Mega Millions multi-state lottery drawing are being sold at a higher-than-expected rate, prompting the state lotteries to raise the official jackpot estimate to $297 million.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Lottery tracks down $50 million winner who lost ticket. 10:15 am - An unbelievable set of circumstances have come together for Kathryn Jones, who won $50 million from an unclaimed Lotto Max prize drawn a year ago -- a win for which she lost the ticket and never checked the numbers.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
$291 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot enters top 25 list. 8:18 am - Lottery players across the United States will be lining up at lottery retailers for their chance to win Friday's massive $291 million Mega Millions jackpot, after nobody won Tuesday's $257 million grand prize.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Powerball winner dies penniless, 12 years after winning $27 million. 5:40 pm - A Powerball winner has died broke and all alone in hospice care, just 12 years after raking in $27 million cash from a lottery jackpot.
Florida lottery ticket worth $1.3 million about to expire. 1:04 pm - Someone who bought a Mega Money lottery ticket over the summer in south Miami-Dade is a millionaire and may not even know it.