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$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 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

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