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Forbes: Tonight's $312M Mega Millions lottery is a sound investment
Editor's Note: Tonight's $312 million Mega Millions drawing takes place at 11:00 pm Eastern Time (8:00 pm Pacific Time). The winning numbers will be published at USA Mega (www.usamega.com) and at Lottery Post's Lottery Results page. Playing the lottery is a fool's errand. Everyone knows it's a losing gamble, that the house wins and that, especially as jackpots increase, the odds of winning are slightly lower than the odds of getting struck by lightning twice. (Just ask this guy.) In tonight's ...
Mar 25, 2011, 7:47 pm - Lottery News forum

$312 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot raised again
By Todd Northrop Mega Millions lottery players across the United States are pulling out the stops and lottery tickets are being snapped up at a furious pace nation-wide for the Friday evening drawing, which has been raised mid-week to $312 million. By the time ticket sales close Friday night, the jackpot may be even higher. The estimated jackpot for the March 25, 2011 Mega Millions drawing was raised Thursday from $304 million to $312 million because of heavier than expected sales in al ...
Mar 24, 2011, 3:30 pm - Lottery News forum

$304 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery in rare territory
By Todd Northrop For only the 12th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot run-up has crossed into $300 million+ territory. The new high-water mark for the current Mega Millions jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Tuesday night's $244 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is $193.6 million. The mammoth prize is the result of 14 draws without a winner. The run-up started as a $12 million ...
Mar 23, 2011, 1:20 am - Lottery News forum

$244 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery frenzy ramps up
By Todd Northrop The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game once again enters the spotlight, as lottery players across the United States will vie for a Mega-jackpot Tuesday that promises to radically change one lucky winner's life. After nobody won Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, the $201 million jackpot 'rolled over', and the new estimate for Tuesday's drawing is a massive $244 million. The cash value the most important factor for many jackpot-watchers stands at a staggering $155 ...
Mar 19, 2011, 2:18 am - Lottery News forum

$201 MILLION: Mega Million lottery jackpot soars
By Todd Northrop Lottery players across the United States are buying their Mega Millions tickets in preparation for Friday's massive $201 million drawing. The cash value stands at a staggering $128.3 million. Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is the accumulation of 12 consecutive drawings without a top prize winner. The current jackpot run-up started on Feb. 4 as a $12 million grand prize. Players should note that jackpot amounts are conservative estimates provided by the lotteries, and ...
Mar 17, 2011, 8:33 am - Lottery News forum

$172 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot rolls
By Todd Northrop Will an incredibly lucky lottery player win a life-changing windfall this week, or will the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game enter another round of $200+ million jackpots? We'll find out Tuesday night, when the $172 million Mega Millions drawing takes place. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is the accumulation of 11 consecutive drawings without a top prize winner. The current jackpot run-up started on Feb. 4 as a $12 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash value ...
Mar 13, 2011, 4:02 pm - Lottery News forum

$151 Million: Lottery riches up for grabs in Mega Millions game
By Todd Northrop The jackpot for Friday night's multi-state Mega Millions lottery draw now stands at $151 million, the largest since January 4th, when a $380 million mega-jackpot was split by two winning tickets from Idaho and Washington. The lump-sum cash payout of Friday's jackpot is $94.3 Million, if the winner decides to take the whole thing at once. The lottery drawing, set for 11 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, will be the 11th since the last time a ticket was sold that matched all s ...
Mar 9, 2011, 10:47 am - Lottery News forum

Florida lottery player claims $182.1M Powerball jackpot
A 69-year-old Kissimmee woman arrived in Tallahassee Thursday to claim the $182.1 million jackpot from the Feb. 26 Powerball drawing. Ines Carvajal claimed the prize in the name of the Carvajal Family Group, and opted to take a lump-sum payment of $91,187,716.61, before taxes. Her jackpot is the second-largest lottery prize ever won in Florida, behind the $189 million jackpot won in October 2009 by Dr. William A. Steele of Orlando. Carvajal bought the winning Quick Pick ticket at the Pu ...
Mar 4, 2011, 9:05 am - Lottery News forum

Woman sues TV station over lottery numbers error
A Fort Lee, New Jersey, woman who says she thought fortune had smiled on her with a $250,000 winner in a 2009 Mega Millions drawing is suing WABC-TV for allegedly broadcasting the wrong winning numbers and leaving her devastated when she discovered she had won nothing. Rakel Daniele is seeking $75,000 in damages from WABC-TV, American Broadcasting Co., the Walt Disney Co. and an unidentified Jane Doe in a lawsuit that was transferred to federal District Court in Newark last week from state Su ...
Feb 27, 2011, 8:25 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball lottery jackpot increased to $184 million
Biggest Powerball jackpot in 8 months By Todd Northrop The multi-state Powerball lottery drawing happened last night once again without any jackpot winners, causing the new jackpot for Saturday's drawing to grow to an estimated $184 million, with a cash option of $90.1 million. Wednesday night was the 9th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. Even though there were no jackpot winners, 12 lucky tickets matched the first five numbers for a $200,000 second-place prize: 1 from Ar ...
Feb 24, 2011, 6:09 pm - Lottery News forum