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New York real estate broker claims $126M Mega Millions jackpot
An upstate New York county of 76,000 people has gotten its second $100 million-plus Mega Millions jackpot winner in three months. Real estate agent Tammy Pratt of South Fallsburg in Sullivan County was introduced Wednesday as the sole winner of the $126 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn Feb. 27. Pratt was between real estate appointments when she stopped for gas. She bought $4 worth of tickets instead of her usual $1 when she noticed the jackpot for the upcoming drawing had topped $100 m ...
Mar 20, 2015, 9:19 am - Lottery News forum

Winner of $50 million Lotto Max jackpot claims prize just before it expires
By Todd Northrop The individual who purchased the winning $50 million Lotto Max ticket in Langley, British Columbia, on March 14, 2014 has come forward. This comes after the British Columbia Lotto Corporation's renewed plea this week for the winner to claim their prize. As per lottery regulations, the one-year deadline to claim the prize is this Saturday. The winning numbers for that particular draw were 3, 4, 5, 7, 31, 33, and 40 with bonus number 49. Lotto Max is a multi-province g ...
Mar 12, 2015, 9:34 am - Lottery News forum

Final share of $564 million Powerball jackpot claimed in Texas
$127 million paid out to Austin trust to avoid publicity By Todd Northrop The Powerball jackpot-winning ticket sold in Texas for the historic Feb. 11 drawing has been claimed. TL Management Trust, Andrew Weber, Trustee of Austin claimed the $127,046,150.05 Cash Value Option prize from the $564.1 million jackpot at Texas Lottery headquarters in Austin Friday. The claimant requested minimal publicity. The ticket was purchased at the Appletree Food Mart, located at 893 E. Princeton Driv ...
Mar 7, 2015, 9:37 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. Powerball lottery winner claims share of jackpot worth $188 million
Second of three winning tickets claimed from $564 million jackpot draw Includes video report The North Carolina woman holding one of three winning tickets for the Feb. 11 Powerball drawing has cashed in her ticket. Marie Holmes' lottery ticket matched all five white balls and the Powerball in the drawing. The winning numbers were 11, 13, 25, 39 and 54, with Powerball number 19. (See Three tickets to split massive $564 million Powerball jackpot, Lottery Post, Feb. 12, 2015.) She wa ...
Feb 24, 2015, 6:04 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois man claims $265 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
Years of playing Quick Pick tickets every day paid off for 70-year-old Jesus Davila Jr. in January when he won $265 million the largest prize in Illinois Lottery history. I'm a regular Joe and I played and I won it, said Davila, as he smiled at a news conference Tuesday in the Thompson Center downtown, where Illinois Lottery Director Michael Jones presented him with an oversized check. Davila, who lives in Naperville, won the Mega Millions jackpot on Jan. 16 and was the only person to mat ...
Feb 24, 2015, 5:23 pm - Lottery News forum

$50M Canada lotto winner says he had a vision of winning numbers
Six years ago Randall Rush was at a friend's house watching a football game when a series of numbers flashed into his head. His friend told Rush to write down the numbers, and when he took a look, he thought they would make for good lottery picks. But the 48-year-old was skeptical he never played the lottery. He goes: 'If you didn't play and these numbers come up, how would you feel?' said Rush. Ever since that fateful day, the resident of Lamont, Alberta, has picked the same numbers w ...
Feb 16, 2015, 9:53 am - Lottery News forum

NC Powerball winner identifies herself
A woman from Shallotte, North Carolina, has come forward with what she believes is the winning Powerball ticket from Wednesday's drawing. A reporter who spoke with 26-year-old Marie Holmes confirms the numbers and date on her ticket match those that were drawn for the $188 million payout. I thought I was going to have a heart attack when I saw the ticket and checked it, Holmes explained with a noticeable grin. The mother of four said she screamed after the winning numbers were drawn Wedne ...
Feb 13, 2015, 8:33 am - Lottery News forum

Will the Puerto Rico Powerball winner pay Federal tax? Nobody knows
For the first time ever, Puerto Rico has a Powerball winner with a whopping $188 million jackpot. And the island is celebrating. The winning ticket holder will get one-third of the $564 million jackpot, the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest U.S. lottery prize. But one mystery remains will the winner pay federal taxes on the prize, or will he or she be exempt, as has always been the case there? Lottery officials in Puerto Rico said they still have no answer to that qu ...
Feb 13, 2015, 7:31 am - Lottery News forum

Three tickets to split massive $564 million Powerball jackpot
Final jackpot total of $564.1 million is fifth-largest ever in USA By Todd Northrop Three Powerball lottery tickets sold in North Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Texas matched all the winning numbers Wednesday night to share a $564.1 million jackpot. The winning numbers in the Wed., Feb. 11, 2015, drawing were 11, 13, 25, 39, and 54, with Powerball number 19. The Power Play number was 3. The $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, which is the fifth-largest of any lottery game in history, start ...
Feb 12, 2015, 1:11 am - Lottery News forum

$HALF-BILLION! Powerball raised again on monster sales
By Todd Northrop Less than 24 hours after lottery officials were forced to raise the Wednesday Powerball jackpot estimate, they have done it again now to $500 million. The current jackpot is the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history. It is only the fifth time in history that lottery players have been able to play for a half-billion dollars. It could all go to one person. The new estimated lump-sum cash value of the jackpo ...
Feb 11, 2015, 11:30 am - Lottery News forum