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New multi-state lottery game launches Sunday
Includes video report Bold new game concept has been years in the making Updated with 'How to Play' video By Todd Northrop A new mutli-state lottery game featuring more but smaller jackpots will debut this weekend in some U.S. states. The Monopoly Millionaires' Club game has $5 tickets that will be sold starting Sunday in 23 states. The game will have a niche audience that won't compete with Powerball and Mega Millions, the two other national games, according to Rebecca Hargrove, ...
Oct 17, 2014, 11:12 am - Lottery News forum

Oregon man keeps childhood promise, splits $1M Powerball with brother
Best Brother Ever? A Bend, Oregon, man who won $1 million with a Powerball ticket last month decided to share the wealth in a gesture of brotherly love. Eric Hale, 45, split the spoils 50-50 with his younger brother, Quinn Hale, of Yakima, Washington, on Thursday in Salem. Eric and Quinn each took home about $335,000 after taxes, according to the Oregon Lottery. Eric had picked the five numbers 7, 14, 21, 24 and 41 correctly but missed the Powerball itself, according to the Oregon Lotte ...
Oct 15, 2014, 2:27 pm - Lottery News forum

Iowa Lottery still hunting mystery Hot Lotto winner [video]
Includes video report Iowa investigators are asking the public for help in identifying the person who bought a lottery ticket worth $14.3 million that spawned a bizarre, two-year fraud investigation. Investigators want to learn the identity of a white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt who purchased the lottery ticket at a QuikTrip near Interstate Highway 80 on Dec. 23, 2010, said Dave Jobes, an Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation assistant director, during a news conference Thursday. The ...
Oct 10, 2014, 8:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Puerto Rico joins Powerball today
By Todd Northrop Tonight's Powerball drawing is the first in which residents of Puerto Rico can participate and win in one of the world's most popular lottery games. The Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Lotteries Puerto Rico, Antonio P rez L pez, reported that ticket sales for Powerball started on the island as of 11:00 am Sunday. All retailers that sell lottery tickets are eligible to sell Powerball plays, with the first participating drawing on Wednesday, October 1. Tonight's Powe ...
Oct 1, 2014, 11:02 am - Lottery News forum

California nail technician wins $228M Powerball jackpot
Wants to remain normal man A nail technician who has played the lottery over the years by scraping together nickels and dimes from tips at the salon is now a multi-millionaire several times over. Vinh Nguyen claimed his $228.4 million jackpot late Thursday afternoon, after buying the winning Powerball ticket at a family-run chain, Key Market on Sourth Norfolk Street in San Mateo, according an announcement on Friday by the California Lottery. Nguyen was the the sole winner in Wednesday ...
Sep 26, 2014, 11:17 pm - Lottery News forum

$228.5M Powerball lottery ticket sold in California
Someone in the Bay Area could be $228.5 million richer after lottery officials announced Wednesday that the sole winning Powerball ticket was sold in San Mateo, California. The winning ticket was sold at Key Markets, located at 500 S. Norfolk St., a spokesman for the agency said. Lottery officials said it was the sole winning ticket sold in the 44 states that carry Powerball. The winning numbers were 7, 14, 21, 24, and 41, with Powerball number 26. The lump-sum jackpot would be about $1 ...
Sep 25, 2014, 8:20 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota couple claim $11.7M Hot Lotto jackpot
Generous couple gives store clerk college money Rhonda Meath waits tables for a living. Her husband, Joe, is a retired turbine operator who still does some snowplowing at a nearby gas station. They live on a quiet 10 acres in northern Anoka County. None of that is likely to change, the Bethel couple say, now that they're $11.71 million richer, thanks to a winning lottery ticket Joe bought at that gas station. As the Meaths drove to Minnesota Lottery headquarters in Rosevilleon Monday mo ...
Sep 9, 2014, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

California man claims $180 million lottery jackpot
Rick Knudsen says he only plays the lottery when I feel lucky, about four or five times a year. The 53-year-old Calimesa, California, man said he was feeling especially lucky on Aug. 21, so he bought a $5 Quick Pick at a 7-Eleven store near his home in the largely rural community of about 8,000 people just across the San Bernardino County line in Riverside County. The first set of numbers on that ticket 5, 31, 34, 41, and 74 with Mega Ball number 3 turned out to be the luckiest of his life ...
Sep 4, 2014, 7:49 am - Lottery News forum

PA couple claims $149M Mega Millions jackpot
By Todd Northrop The Pennsylvania couple who bought a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket in May has finally come forward to claim the jackpot. The ticket was sold three months ago in White Oak and is worth $149 million. Carl Szott and his wife claimed their prize at the Pennsylvania Lottery Headquarters. Their ticket was the first Mega Millions winner ever in the state of Pennsylvania. Yesterday they got a check for $87 million. It's really surreal, said Szott. We are really ...
Aug 29, 2014, 3:05 pm - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $180 million
By Todd Northrop The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to an estimated $180 million for the next drawing in the multi-state lottery game after nobody won Tuesday night. Although the Friday night grand prize will not set any records, it continues to be the largest Mega Millions jackpot in the past 5 months. The last time the Mega Millions jackpot was this high was a $414 million jackpot won by two ticket-holders in March. (See 2 winning Mega Millions tickets sold in Florida, Maryland to sp ...
Aug 20, 2014, 9:31 am - Lottery News forum

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