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2 winning Mega Millions tickets sold in Florida, Maryland to split $414M jackpot
Update 1: Winning ticket locations and other details Update 2: Final jackpot numbers released, story updated Winning tickets in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing with a jackpot of $414 million, the third largest in its history, were sold in Florida and Maryland, state lottery officials said. The final lump-sum cash value of the jackpot is $230.9 million. After the final jackpot totals were counted, the annuity jackpot of $414 million remained the 7th-largest United States jackpot ...
Mar 19, 2014, 3:47 am - Lottery News forum

$400 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot soars
Massive jackpot is 7th-largest of all time By Todd Northrop For only the 7th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has grown to $400 million or more. After 20 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot that is nearing a half-billion dollars and could instantly put someone among the wealthiest people on the planet. After nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to ...
Mar 15, 2014, 11:57 am - Lottery News forum

$353 MILLION: Red hot Mega Millions jackpot set for Friday
5th-largest Mega Millions jackpot of all time By Todd Northrop Less than 3 months after the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game featured a near-record $648 million jackpot, it is two draws away from doing it again. Unless some lucky player happens to match all five numbers plus the Mega Ball before then. In the Tuesday night Mega Millions drawing no player won the top prize, increasing the jackpot estimate for Friday night's Mega Millions drawing to $353 million, with a lump-sum c ...
Mar 12, 2014, 10:31 am - Lottery News forum

$338M NJ Powerball winner reconciles with girlfriend who sued him
Instant wealth fractured their 10-year relationship, but love, it appears, conquers all. At least that's the latest story line in the rags-to-riches melodrama of the Passaic bodega owner and his on-and-off, live-in girlfriend who split up after he won a massive Powerball jackpot last spring, wrangled over the money in court, and now have reconciled. On Valentine's Day, no less, according to Paul Fernandez, an attorney for lottery winner Pedro Quezada. The revelation Friday followed a co ...
Mar 10, 2014, 6:38 pm - Lottery News forum

$309 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot rolls into top 25
By Todd Northrop The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game continued growing its jackpot toward frenzy levels last night. After nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $309 million the largest since the near-record-setting $648 million jackpot on Dec. 17, 2013, and the 23rd-largest United States lottery jackpot of all time (see full list below). The lump-sum cash value rose to a massive $169.5 million the 20th-largest U.S. lottery cash valu ...
Mar 8, 2014, 8:04 am - Lottery News forum

Former live-in girlfriend of NJ $338M Powerball winner to receive nothing
A Passaic bodega owner who won a $338 million Powerball jackpot last spring and his former live-in girlfriend settled a lawsuit in state court Friday in which the woman was seeking a share of the fortune. (See NJ $338 million Powerball winner and ex-girlfriend in court over money, Lottery Post, Nov. 10, 2013.) Under the terms of the settlement, plaintiff Inez Sanchez agreed to drop her lawsuit and relinquish all rights to pursue it further. In exchange, jackpot winner Pedro Quezada agreed ...
Mar 7, 2014, 1:48 pm - Lottery News forum

Bronx woman hits $2M Powerball prize with fortune cookie numbers
So you thought the lucky numbers inside those Chinese fortune cookies were a joke? Don't tell that to Emma Duvoll, 75, of the Bronx, New York. Duvoll played the lucky numbers from inside a fortune cookie on a Powerball ticket for the Feb. 1 drawing with a $193 million jackpot. When she matched five numbers, Duvoll won $2 million, the New York Lottery said Thursday. I was surprised, but pleased, Duvoll told lottery officials. She purchased the winning ticket at the Hannaford marke ...
Mar 6, 2014, 4:43 pm - Lottery News forum

$270 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot keeps growing
By Todd Northrop Lottery players across the United States will be lining up at lottery retailers for their chance to win Friday's massive $270 million Mega Millions jackpot, after nobody won Tuesday's $240 million grand prize. The cash value stands at a staggering $151 million. Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is the accumulation of 17 consecutive drawings without a top prize winner. The current jackpot run-up started on January 7 as a $15 million grand prize. Players should note that ...
Mar 6, 2014, 8:43 am - Lottery News forum

Georgia man finds $1M lottery ticket while cleaning his room
By Todd Northrop A Georgia man was tidying his room and came across a month-old lottery ticket that was gathering dust and turned out to be worth $1 million. Gregory Jarrett, 26, of the Atlanta suburb of Decatur, had matched five numbers in the Powerball drawing of Jan. 15, but had apparently forgotten about it. After he checked the numbers, I called for my mom, and I walked toward her, shaking, he said in a statement released by the Georgia Lottery. She verified it, and at that point w ...
Mar 2, 2014, 2:37 pm - Lottery News forum

How lottery tickets are helping states' budgets
The scores of losing players in this week's $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states' budgets. Changes in the nationwide Powerball and Mega Millions games have led to some of the world's largest jackpots in the last two years, boosting player interest and sales. Fueled by the growth of those games and the steady expansion of other offerings, many sta ...
Feb 24, 2014, 7:08 am - Lottery News forum