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$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

22 N.Y. coworkers' complicated journey to claim $1 million prize
Claiming a big lottery prize is a little more complicated than you might expect, especially if you are splitting the jackpot with a large group. Step One: Hire an attorney. That was the advice Ray Wills got last month after he learned that he and 21 other Syracuse city workers with whom he regularly plays the lottery had won $1 million in the Dec. 13 Mega Millions drawing. Wills, an engineering technician who has worked for the city for 10 years, is the group's ringleader. Once he convince ...
Jan 24, 2014, 8:27 am - Lottery News forum

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