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$478 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges into top 10

July 28, 2016, 9:21 am ET

8th-largest US jackpot ever

By Todd Northrop

July has shaped up to be a sizzling hot month for lottery jackpot chasers, first with Mega Millions, and now with Powerball, each offering up a grand prizes of around a half-billion dollars.

Between now and Saturday evening, anyone can walk into a store and buy a lottery ticket for a couple of bucks that has the potential of winning $478 million — which may quite possibly be much higher by the time the Powerball drawing kicks off Saturday night.

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Iowa court reverses part of Tipton's lottery fraud conviction

July 28, 2016, 8:23 am ET

An Iowa appeals court on Wednesday upheld a former lottery employee's conviction for rigging the computer system to generate the winning ticket in a $16 million jackpot, but reversed a conviction for attempting to cash in on the ticket.

The conviction stems from Eddie Tipton's work for the Iowa-based Multi-State Lottery Association, or MSLA, which produces computers that generate random numbers for lotteries in multiple states. As an employee of the association, Tipton was barred from playing the lottery.

But in December of 2010, the winning ticket for a $16 million...


Alabama governor calls special session for state lottery

July 27, 2016, 8:02 pm ET

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley believes a statewide lottery is the "permanent solution" to fixing Alabama's funding woes, and Wednesday, he called for a special session to discuss the proposal.

In a video released on the Office of the Governor website Wednesday morning, Bentley said the goal is to get the proposal passed by the Legislature and hold a statewide vote on amending the state's constitution to allow for a lottery.

"The time has come for us to find a permanent solution. This solution will provide funding year after year without having to raise taxes and without having to put one more bandage on our state's money problems," said Bentley.

After the Big Win

Lottery winner invested $3M in crystal meth ring

July 26, 2016, 2:38 pm ET

Georgia Lottery winner Ronnie Music will be singing the blues for a long time after he was busted for trafficking crystal meth following his $3 million win.

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New survey destroys myth that poor Americans buy most lottery tickets

July 25, 2016, 2:07 pm ET

New Gallup survey results have again debunked the popular myth created by anti-lottery crusaders that low-income Americans buy a disproportionate number of lottery tickets.


Alabama may try lottery vote in special session

July 25, 2016, 12:08 pm ET

According to Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, Alabama lawmakers are being polled in regard to their support for legislation establishing a lottery ahead of a presumed special session.


$422 MILLION: Powerball climbs again on rollover

July 24, 2016, 11:26 am ET

This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a lump-sum cash payout of nearly $300 million.


Alabama lawmaker pushing for lottery vote on Nov. ballot

July 21, 2016, 8:39 am ET

A lottery vote in Alabama in November? One lawmaker says he wants that to be a reality.

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Georgia Lottery transfers record-breaking $1.097B to education

July 21, 2016, 6:19 am ET

The Georgia Lottery has transferred a record-breaking $1,097,567,000 to education for the 2016 fiscal year.

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