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Iowa man nearly lost $1 million Powerball prize
By Todd Northrop A Des Moines, Iowa, man claimed a $1 million Powerball prize Monday morning, a day after his winning ticket was nearly lost. Pete Kemp of Des Moines said he had his winning ticket checked at a Cash Saver supermarket on Fleur Drive Sunday, but during the process of getting paperwork from the lottery terminal, the clerk accidentally threw away his ticket. Kemp said he realized the mistake within seconds and went back into the store, where the clerk was able to retrieve hi ...
May 19, 2015, 7:57 am - Lottery News forum

NJ foursome claims $40M Powerball jackpot
By Todd Northrop A 10-year tradition of family Friday-night pizza continues long after the children have grown up and gone on with their own lives. The parents remain loyal to the tradition and to the friendship that the four couples have cultivated through the years. The group still meets and pools their money to buy weekly Powerball and Mega Millions tickets just as they've regularly done. Now, those relationships have been bonded even stronger by good fortune and a $40,000,000 Powerb ...
May 14, 2015, 12:46 pm - Lottery News forum

Alabama woman claims $80 million Powerball jackpot
An Alabama woman has claimed her prize from the winning Powerball ticket sold in North Escambia, Florida, on April 11. Alice Dawson, 60, of Frisco City, AL, chose to receive the $80 million annuity jackpot as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $53,440,213.76. This is a blessing in our lives and proves that anything is possible with faith in God, said Dawson. We plan on using our winnings to help our friends, family and our church. The winning $80 million Powerball Quick Pick ticket was t ...
Apr 23, 2015, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum

Calif. man knew he won $1M but lost the lottery ticket
By Todd Northrop A California Lottery winner lost out on the opportunity to claim his $1 million Powerball prize after he misplaced his ticket. The man saw news reports about himself buying the ticket in Rosemead and came forward, saying he was the winner, KABC-TV reported. But, he said, he lost his ticket. Because Powerball rules require the winner to produce the actual winning ticket, he was ineligible to collect his winnings, California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said. We be ...
Mar 13, 2015, 2:32 pm - Lottery News forum

Final share of $564 million Powerball jackpot claimed in Texas
$127 million paid out to Austin trust to avoid publicity By Todd Northrop The Powerball jackpot-winning ticket sold in Texas for the historic Feb. 11 drawing has been claimed. TL Management Trust, Andrew Weber, Trustee of Austin claimed the $127,046,150.05 Cash Value Option prize from the $564.1 million jackpot at Texas Lottery headquarters in Austin Friday. The claimant requested minimal publicity. The ticket was purchased at the Appletree Food Mart, located at 893 E. Princeton Driv ...
Mar 7, 2015, 9:37 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. Powerball lottery winner claims share of jackpot worth $188 million
Second of three winning tickets claimed from $564 million jackpot draw Includes video report The North Carolina woman holding one of three winning tickets for the Feb. 11 Powerball drawing has cashed in her ticket. Marie Holmes' lottery ticket matched all five white balls and the Powerball in the drawing. The winning numbers were 11, 13, 25, 39 and 54, with Powerball number 19. (See Three tickets to split massive $564 million Powerball jackpot, Lottery Post, Feb. 12, 2015.) She wa ...
Feb 24, 2015, 6:04 pm - Lottery News forum

NC Powerball winner identifies herself
A woman from Shallotte, North Carolina, has come forward with what she believes is the winning Powerball ticket from Wednesday's drawing. A reporter who spoke with 26-year-old Marie Holmes confirms the numbers and date on her ticket match those that were drawn for the $188 million payout. I thought I was going to have a heart attack when I saw the ticket and checked it, Holmes explained with a noticeable grin. The mother of four said she screamed after the winning numbers were drawn Wedne ...
Feb 13, 2015, 8:33 am - Lottery News forum

Will the Puerto Rico Powerball winner pay Federal tax? Nobody knows
For the first time ever, Puerto Rico has a Powerball winner with a whopping $188 million jackpot. And the island is celebrating. The winning ticket holder will get one-third of the $564 million jackpot, the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest U.S. lottery prize. But one mystery remains will the winner pay federal taxes on the prize, or will he or she be exempt, as has always been the case there? Lottery officials in Puerto Rico said they still have no answer to that qu ...
Feb 13, 2015, 7:31 am - Lottery News forum

Three tickets to split massive $564 million Powerball jackpot
Final jackpot total of $564.1 million is fifth-largest ever in USA By Todd Northrop Three Powerball lottery tickets sold in North Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Texas matched all the winning numbers Wednesday night to share a $564.1 million jackpot. The winning numbers in the Wed., Feb. 11, 2015, drawing were 11, 13, 25, 39, and 54, with Powerball number 19. The Power Play number was 3. The $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, which is the fifth-largest of any lottery game in history, start ...
Feb 12, 2015, 1:11 am - Lottery News forum

$HALF-BILLION! Powerball raised again on monster sales
By Todd Northrop Less than 24 hours after lottery officials were forced to raise the Wednesday Powerball jackpot estimate, they have done it again now to $500 million. The current jackpot is the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history. It is only the fifth time in history that lottery players have been able to play for a half-billion dollars. It could all go to one person. The new estimated lump-sum cash value of the jackpo ...
Feb 11, 2015, 11:30 am - Lottery News forum

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