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The Power Play multiplier returns to Powerball
By Todd Northrop Starting with the Wednesday, Jan. 22, Powerball draw, players of the popular multi-state lottery game will have the chance to multiply non-jackpot winning prizes up to five times with the return of the random Powerball Power Play multiplier. Two years ago Powerball's Power Play feature was changed from a random multiplier to a set of fixed prize increases for winners of non-jackpot prizes who purchased the Power Play option for an extra $1 per play. (See Powerball multi ...
Jan 19, 2014, 11:14 am - Lottery News forum

Woman and son claim Tennessee's first Mega Millions jackpot win
Will split $61 million prize Includes video report Bettina Still of Bellevue has been a faithful player of the Tennessee Lottery since it started with a simple belief that she could someday win. But Still, 69, and family members needed more than a double-take after realizing her Mega Millions ticket was worth up to $61 million. Like it's unreal, really it's unreal, Still said Friday at the Tennessee Lottery office claiming their prize. I don't know how I feel. Still, a retired w ...
Jan 15, 2014, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum

California delivery driver claims half of $648 million jackpot
Didn't check his lottery ticket for two weeks A delivery driver from Northern California rang in the New Year by walking into the California Lottery headquarters in Sacramento with a ticket worth $324 million. The California Lottery identified the winner as Steve Tran, who has chosen to take his winnings in one lump sum and will receive $173.8 million before federal taxes. Tran told lottery officials that after learning he had the winning ticket, he made a call to his boss: I'm really s ...
Jan 3, 2014, 3:25 pm - Lottery News forum

California waiting for Mega Millions winner to emerge
With each passing day, the mystery deepens. Someone, somewhere, is in possession of a lucky Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $324 million that was purchased at a small San Jose shop on Dec. 17. We know the winning numbers: 8, 14, 17, 20, 39 and a mega number of 7. But what's still unknown is who holds the golden slip of paper that represents a passport into the land of unfathomable riches. We're still waiting, said Russ Lopez, a California Lottery spokesman. But we're urging them to ...
Dec 31, 2013, 1:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Georgia Mega Millions jackpot winner comes forward
Includes video report It's the most wonderful time of the year for Ira Curry. The Stone Mountain woman purchased one of two winning jackpot tickets in Tuesday's $648 million Mega Millions drawing. She claimed her prize Wednesday morning at Georgia Lottery headquarters. It's unreal, said Curry, 56. It's like I'm still dreaming. Curry purchased her lucky ticket at Gateway Newstand, 3500 Lenox Road, Atlanta. A second jackpot ticket was sold in California. Curry selected the cash op ...
Dec 18, 2013, 5:45 pm - Lottery News forum

$636 Million Mega Millions jackpot split by 2 tickets
Winners in California, Georgia Includes video report Winning tickets for an estimated $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second biggest in U.S. lottery history, were sold in San Jose, California and Atlanta, Georgia, lottery officials said late on Tuesday evening. There was no immediate word about who the winners were, but one winning ticket was bought at a retail location whose name was given as Jennifer's Gift Shop on Tully Road in San Jose, according to Alex Traverso, a lottery ...
Dec 18, 2013, 7:18 am - Lottery News forum

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT SOARS TO $636 MILLION
Mega Millions buying frenzy sends jackpot to brink of world record Includes video report Updated at 1:03 pm with Maryland sales stats By Todd Northrop Certainly the state lotteries expected the multi-state Mega Millions October rules changes to increase jackpots, but it's fair to say the first jackpot run under the new rules exceeded their wildest expectations. When Mega Millions changed its number matrix and prize structure in October, Texas Lottery executive director Gary Grief ...
Dec 17, 2013, 12:08 pm - Lottery News forum

$586 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot climbs toward a new record
By Todd Northrop As tickets for the multi-state Mega Millions jackpot pump out of lottery machines across the United States, the question on lottery players minds is just how high will the jackpot go before the drawing on Tuesday night. One lottery official says that Mega Millions ticket sales easily could push Tuesday's jackpot above last year's record $656 million prize. No ticket matched the six numbers needed to win Friday's $425 million prize. It was raised Saturday to $550 million ...
Dec 16, 2013, 5:10 pm - Lottery News forum

$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