$213 million ticket sold in Fresno is California's first Powerball winner
Somebody who likely lives in the Fresno area is in a much higher tax bracket as a new multimillionaire and California's first-ever Powerball winner.
The $2 ticket, bought sometime Wednesday at the Fast 'N Easy store on Shields Avenue in east-central Fresno, was worth $213 million, state Lottery officials said.
After taxes, the lump sum totals $123.3 million, said Alex Traverso, a lottery spokesman in Sacramento.
That kind of money could buy a couple of F-16 fighter jets, maybe the Save ...
Oct 26, 2013, 8:27 am - Lottery News forum
Southlake gas station sells winning $19.5M Texas Lotto ticket
What would you do with $19.5 million dollars?
A Southlake, Texas, gas station sold the $19.5 million winning ticket for Saturday's Lotto Texas jackpot, according to the Texas Lottery.
The winner, who chose the random Quick Pick option, has not been identified yet.
Today a lot of people came by to try their luck after learning the Shell station near North Kimball Avenue and Northwest Parkway had sold the drawing's only jackpot-winning ticket, employee Temesgen Desta said.
Desta said ...
Oct 22, 2013, 8:25 am - Lottery News forum
$189 million Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Maryland
Second Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Maryland this year
Maryland is certainly having a mega streak of luck this year thanks to Mega Millions.
One Mega Millions ticket worth $189 million with a cash option of $129.7 million matched all six numbers including the Mega Ball.
The winning numbers were 7, 10, 30, 37, and 53, with Mega Ball number 1.
This is the second Maryland Mega Millions jackpot win this year, following the $26 million jackpot claimed by a Mt. Airy woman in late F ...
Oct 2, 2013, 8:02 am - Lottery News forum
One ticket wins $400 million Powerball jackpot
1 winning ticket from South Carolina
Final jackpot total of $399.4 million is fifth-largest ever in USA
By Todd Northrop
Wednesday's massive Powerball jackpot that generated millions of ticket sales this week has been won by a single ticket sold in South Carolina.
The $399.4 million Powerball jackpot, which is the fifth-largest of any lottery game in history, started as a $40 million prize on August 10, 2013, and continued accumulating prize money for 12 consecutive drawings, until i ...
Sep 19, 2013, 6:50 am - Lottery News forum
$59M Florida Lotto jackpot won by ticket sold in Orlando
Lottery officials said a winning Florida Lotto ticket worth $59 million was sold at a 7-Eleven in Orlando.
One lucky person won the jackpot in Saturday night's Florida Lotto drawing, where the winning numbers were 11, 24, 36, 45, 46 and 47.
Officials said the ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven store at the intersection of S. Apopka Vineland Road and Winter Garden Vineland Road.
The winning ticket is worth $59 million, or a lesser amount for a one-time cash payout. The winner has not yet come ...
Aug 25, 2013, 3:05 pm - Lottery News forum
Winning €6m Ireland Lotto ticket sold in Lahinch, Co Clare
The popular Irish seaside town of Lahinch, Co Clare is buzzing with excitement after someone bought the winning lottery ticket from Saturday's draw worth more than 6 million at a local supermarket.
Kennedy's Centra on Back Lane in the town sold the winning 4 Quick Pick ticket worth 6,158,375 (US$8.2 million) on Friday.
The winning numbers were: 4, 11, 16, 33, 43, and 45, with bonus number 10.
News of the massive win spread quickly through the town which is a popular destination for tour ...
Aug 19, 2013, 6:18 am - Lottery News forum
Three tickets to split $448 million Powerball jackpot
1 winning ticket from Minnesota, 2 from New Jersey
Final jackpot total of $448.4 million is fourth-largest ever in USA
By Todd Northrop
Wednesday's massive Powerball jackpot that generated millions of ticket sales this week has been won by three tickets, which will evenly split the $448.4 million final tally.
The $448.4 million Powerball jackpot, which is the fourth-largest of any lottery game in history, started as a $40 million prize on June 26, 2013, and continued accumulating pri ...
Aug 8, 2013, 12:58 am - Lottery News forum
Two tickets share massive €188 million EuroMillions jackpot
Two very lucky EuroMillions players in Ireland and Belgium have won almost 94 million each in the latest jackpot draw Tuesday evening.
There were two winning tickets sharing the top prize of over 187,937,614 (US$245.5 million).
The winning tickets were sold in Ireland and in Belgium. When contacted this evening, a spokeswoman for the Ireland National Lottery was not yet aware of the location where the winning ticket was purchased.
The jackpot of over 180m will be shared equally. We don ...
Jun 26, 2013, 7:33 am - Lottery News forum
Jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $131.5 million sold in Philadelphia
One jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $131.5 million from the June 22 drawing was sold at Federal Beer, 1440 Federal St., Philadelphia.
The ticket correctly matched all five white balls 13, 19, 23, 33, and 57, with Powerball number 28 to win a prize of a $131.5 million annuity, or $77.4 million cash, less 25 percent federal withholding.
The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
It seems Saturday night's 'Super Moon' shone down some 'super luck' on ...
Jun 23, 2013, 4:27 pm - Lottery News forum
Northeast Texas town sells winning $40 million Powerball ticket
The winning ticket to Wednesday night's Powerball drawing worth about $40 million was sold in an East Texas town, a first for the Lone Star state, lottery officials said.
The ticket was sold at the Lone Star Food Store in the town of Bells, east of Sherman in Grayson County.
The ticket matched all six numbers (9, 14, 17, 49, and 57, with Powerball number 2) in the drawing for an estimated $40 million.
The ticket was the first Powerball jackpot-winning ticket sold in Texas since the Texa ...
May 31, 2013, 12:30 pm - Lottery News forum