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$550 MILLION: Mega Millions holiday bonanza!
Half-billion jackpot is 4th-largest of all time By Todd Northrop What a wonderful Christmas miracle it will be for some lucky lottery player this year! After 21 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot of more than a half-billion dollars that 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 an estimated $550 million th ...
Dec 14, 2013, 1:17 am - Lottery News forum

$425 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot raised on huge sales
By Todd Northrop The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to an estimated $425 million, prompting a rush of ticket-buying by people betting their luck will hold out when the second-largest drawing on record takes place on Friday the 13th. Jan Lyons was waiting to buy a $1 Mega Millions lottery ticket Thursday when she decided to up her odds and purchase two. Because the jackpot is so high, said the 75-year-old retiree from south suburban Markham. Because no one has won the jackpot in mor ...
Dec 13, 2013, 12:32 pm - Lottery News forum

Lotto-winning coworkers' advice for $400M Mega Millions jackpot
Stephany Marchese, 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. Play, play, play, Marchese, 61, said. It took $2 and a dream for us. Just play. You never know. Marchese is a member of the self-titled The Fabulous 9, a group of three friends and six coworkers at the Eger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Egertville, Staten Island, ...
Dec 12, 2013, 9:11 am - Lottery News forum

$400 MILLION: Massive Mega Millions lottery jackpot set for Friday
5th-largest US jackpot of all time By Todd Northrop The changes made in October have put the Mega back into Mega Millions. Ever since the United States lotteries tweaked the rules to the multi-state Mega Millions game starting Oct. 22, its jackpot has been on a quick ascendency and has now become the 5th-largest US jackpot of all time. When no player matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball Tuesday night, the jackpot estimate for Friday night's Mega Millions drawing was raised to ...
Dec 11, 2013, 8:20 am - Lottery News forum

$344 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot skyrockets
10th-largest US jackpot of all time By Todd Northrop 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. After nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $344 million the largest since the record-setting $656 million jackpot set on March 30, 2012, and the 10th-largest United States lottery jackpot of all time (see full li ...
Dec 7, 2013, 9:19 am - Lottery News forum

$297 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot raised again before tonight's drawing
By Todd Northrop 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. The lump-sum cash value of the Friday, December 6 jackpot is now $158.9 million. As a result of the updated jackpot estimate, tonight's Mega Millions jackpot now stands as the 21st largest United States lottery jackpot of all time, and the 8th-largest ...
Dec 6, 2013, 5:14 pm - Lottery News forum

$291 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot enters top 25 list
By Todd Northrop 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. The cash value stands at a staggering $157.2 million. With the new Friday jackpot, both the annuity jackpot and lump-sum cash value enter into the top 25 United States lottery jackpots. (See full list below.) Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is the accumulation o ...
Dec 4, 2013, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball winner dies penniless, 12 years after winning $27 million
David Edwards spent $12 million in his first year as a millionaire 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. David Lee Edwards, a convicted felon from Ashland, Kentucky, bought a mansion in a gated community, dozens of expensive cars and even a LearJet with the share of a record $280 million jackpot he won in August 2001. But drug addiction and his free-spending ways left Edwards and his wife S ...
Dec 3, 2013, 5:40 pm - Lottery News forum

$257 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot expands
Largest jackpot in 20 months By Todd Northrop The last time the multi-state Mega Millions jackpot was this big, it was busy setting the record for the largest lottery jackpot in history. After nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $257 million the largest since the record-setting $656 million jackpot set on March 30, 2012. The lump-sum cash value stands at a staggering $139.2 million. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is the accumulati ...
Nov 30, 2013, 3:38 am - Lottery News forum

$230 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot rolls
By Todd Northrop Lottery players across the United States are buying their Mega Millions tickets in preparation for Friday's massive $230 million drawing, after nobody won Tuesday's $205 million jackpot. The cash value stands at a staggering $125.1 million. Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is the accumulation of 16 consecutive drawings without a top prize winner. The current jackpot run-up started on October 4 as a $12 million grand prize. Players should note that jackpot amounts are c ...
Nov 27, 2013, 8:43 am - Lottery News forum