The time is now 3:29 am
You last visited May 19, 2019, 3:26 am
All times shown are
Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
Lottery News for May, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
Lottery winner can seek bigger prize at trial, judge rules. 12:01 pm - A judge has ordered a trial in a lawsuit filed by Iowa lottery winner Larry Dawson, who contends a $9 million jackpot that he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big.
N.C. woman's Mother's Day ticket wins $1.3 million jackpot. 11:50 am - A lottery ticket turned out to be the Mother's Day $1.3 million "gift of a lifetime" for a North Carolina woman.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Massachusetts husband, wife are both $1 million lottery winners. 7:40 am - A husband and wife from Southeastern Massachusetts have now each cashed winning $1 million Massachusetts State Lottery instant tickets.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Michigan man wins jackpot after following the same lottery routine for 30 years. 8:07 am - A Michigan man who has stuck to the same lottery-playing routine for the past 30 years had his habits finally pay off when he won a $167,407 jackpot.
New York Lottery first in U.S. to crack the $10 billion mark in sales. 7:54 am - The New York Lottery became the first in the nation to top the $10 billion mark in combined sales and "net win," which is the earnings after winners are paid.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Wisconsin Powerball winner surprises random mom with $200 gift card on Mother's Day. 11:57 am - A Franklin Park, Wisconsin, mother shopping Sunday at Target walked out with more than just the diapers on her list.
New lottery agreement with private operator Northstar expected to save NJ up to $100M. 11:38 am - New Jersey government officials have renegotiated a contract with the private operator of the New Jersey Lottery that is expected to save taxpayers up to $100 million over the next decade.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Nearly $10 million in Louisiana Lottery winnings go unclaimed every year. 7:51 am - Each year, the Louisiana Lottery estimates abut $9-10 million worth of lottery winnings never get collected.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Mississippi hires experienced executive for its new lottery. 10:26 am - The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced Wednesday that it is hiring an experienced executive as its first president.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
N.J. woman wins $4M Pick 6 lottery jackpot with loose change she found around the house. 9:32 am - A New Jersey woman won a $4 million Pick 6 lottery drawing after buying two tickets with loose change she found scattered about her Morris County home.
Monday, May 6, 2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Country House declared Kentucky Derby winner after Maximum Security disqualified. 8:34 am - Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year history. After a long wait, 65-1 shot Country House was declared the winner.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Florida lawmakers want to slap addiction warning notices on every lottery ticket. 8:53 am - Booze and beer don't carry similar cautions, but some Republican lawmakers want people playing the state lottery to be warned that the games may be addictive.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019