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$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

$205 MILLION: Promise of big jackpots met by new Mega Millions
By Todd Northrop When the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game was changed a month ago, it was done so amid promises of bigger jackpots without needing to raise ticket prices. Now it appears the promise has been met. After no lottery tickets matched all 5 numbers plus the Mega Ball Friday night, the multi-state Mega Millions jackpot was increased to an estimated $205 million, with a lump-sum cash value of $110.6 million. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is the accumulation of 15 consec ...
Nov 23, 2013, 7:51 am - Lottery News forum

Deadline passes: $16 million Powerball jackpot goes unclaimed
The 180-day window passed late Thursday with no one coming forward to claim a $16.66 Powerball jackpot from a ticket bought in Hillsborough County, Florida. The ticket was sold in May at Carrollwood Market, a convenience store at 4550 W. Village Drive. The ticket was worth one third of a $50 million Powerball jackpot drawn May 25. The two other winning tickets were sold in Delaware and Louisiana. The winning numbers were 2, 6, 19, 21, and 27, with Powerball number 25. Some of the unclai ...
Nov 22, 2013, 6:29 pm - Lottery News forum

$16 million Florida Powerball lottery ticket expires Thursday
Hitting a $16 million Powerball jackpot is a dream for most people. But losing a fortune by letting those lottery winnings expire is a nightmare and that's what will happen Thursday if someone doesn't claim the ticket bought in May at a suburban Tampa, Fla., convenience store. Lottery officials say this will be the largest unclaimed jackpot in Florida since 2003, when someone didn't claim $53 million in the Florida Lotto game. Neighborhood residents who have been following the lack of a ...
Nov 20, 2013, 5:59 pm - Lottery News forum