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Lottery hopefuls line up for chance to win $400M Powerball jackpot
Includes audio report Tonight's Powerball drawing carries an estimated $400 million jackpot, one of the largest in U.S. lottery history. It's rolled over 15 times since December and will be the fourth-biggest Powerball jackpot and sixth-highest lottery prize of all time. At A A Market in Hell's Kitchen, cashier Ali Muhammed is preparing for customers to line up. Everybody comes, said Muhammed. They play extra. Some people play for $100, $200. Changes in the ways big multistate l ...
Feb 19, 2014, 7:36 pm - Lottery News forum

Man wins $1M in Powerball after playing same numbers for 20 years
A dedicated lottery player has won a $1 million Powerball prize after playing the same numbers every week for two decades. Robert Winburn, 49, from Urbandale, Iowa, got his lucky numbers after assigning numbers to the letters of the alphabet and uses the corresponding numbers in his last name as his Powerball numbers. Previously he had only ever won $100 in one drawing. But his luck changed on Saturday night after he bought a ticket from a gas station. Winburn matched the first five num ...
Feb 19, 2014, 9:00 am - Lottery News forum

Three $1M lottery tickets sold in W.Va. in 1 week
West Virginia has another $1 million lottery winner. Lottery spokesman Randy Burnside tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register that a ticket sold in the Wheeling area won a $1 million prize in the Powerball drawing on Wednesday. It's the third $1 million lottery ticket sold in the state within a week. On Tuesday, retired truck driver Randy Brown of Man claimed a $1 million Mega Millions prize. He bought a ticket that matched five numbers from the Feb. 7 drawing. Another tic ...
Feb 17, 2014, 9:26 pm - Lottery News forum

$400 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot skyrockets
6th-largest US jackpot ever; 8th-largest cash value By Todd Northrop For only the 6th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has grown to $400 million or more. The new high-water mark of $400 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $330.8 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $227.8 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are re ...
Feb 16, 2014, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum

$330 MILLION: Powerball jackpot quickly ramping up
Saturday jackpot enters top 25 By Todd Northrop Powerball is on a roll. For the 5th time in the past year, a Powerball jackpot run-up has crossed the threshold to the top 25 jackpots of all time. The new high-water mark of $330 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $286.1 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $189 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts ...
Feb 13, 2014, 1:03 pm - Lottery News forum

$284 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls again
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $284 million for Wednesday's drawing. Saturday was the 13th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot run started December 28 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $162.7 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot Analy ...
Feb 9, 2014, 9:43 am - Lottery News forum

$247 MILLION: Huge Powerball lottery jackpot set for Saturday
By Todd Northrop Just over a month after the Mega Millions lottery created two mega-millionaires with a gigantic $648 million jackpot, the multi-state Powerball game is back with a jackpot counter-punch worth a whopping $247 million. The new high-water mark of $247 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $219.6 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $142.5 million. Aft ...
Feb 6, 2014, 10:29 am - Lottery News forum

NY's Lotto no match for Powerball, Mega Millions
Lotto is still losing its mojo. New York's venerable twice-weekly Lotto drawing continues its long-term decline in an age of multi-state mega jackpots. Even as overall lottery revenues grew, receipts from Lotto dropped from $137.5 million in 2005 to a projected $44 million for the state fiscal year ending March 31, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent budget proposal. Lotto is simply less alluring than the six-figure jackpots of Powerball and Mega Millions, which are sold around the nat ...
Feb 3, 2014, 3:16 pm - Lottery News forum

Wyoming Lottery unveils logo
Meet YoLo the Jackalope, the face of the Wyoming Lottery Corporation. It beat out the bucking horse and other state icons to star as the centerpiece of the lottery logo. Warehouse Twenty One, a Cheyenne-based marketing firm, designed YoLo and the insignia. The fictitious critter received its name because it is jumping over those four letters in the logo. The lottery held an open house Thursday at its offices in Cheyenne to unveil the new insignia, inviting guests to familiarize themselv ...
Jan 31, 2014, 9:24 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa and Minnesota lotteries kick off new multi-state game
Includes video report By Todd Northrop The Minnesota and Iowa state lotteries have unveiled a new two-state game in which players win the prize by matching all of the numbers or none of them. In the new game, called All or Nothing, players choose 12 numbers from a pool of 24. There are 10 different ways to win prizes by matching various numbers, but the top prize of $100,000 is won by matching either all the numbers drawn or none of them. Tickets cost $1 each, and drawings are held t ...
Jan 28, 2014, 9:59 am - Lottery News forum